Two new plaques to victims of Communist regime installed in Prague

Two new plaques in honour of victims of the Communist regime have been installed in Prague by the Final Address (Poslední adresa) civic group, Czech Television reported.

Jaroslav Klabík joined the resistance against the Communist regime after the party took power in 1948 and died in pre-trial detention after being arrested three years later. A memorial to him was placed at his former home by Hradčanská Metro station on Friday.

Antonín Šindelář, a builder and politician, was arrested for political activities in 1950 and died in prison five years later. A plaque in his honour was put up by his great-nieces in the Nusle district.

Author: Ian Willoughby