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VONS Collection of Czechoslovak Documentation Centre

The Collection of The Committee for the Defence of the Unjustly Prosecuted (VONS) contains mainly numbered published materials called ‘Communications’ (Sdělení), which were prepared by the members of VONS in which they described cases of individuals or groups, who had been prosecuted or imprisoned because of their opinions.


  • Na Zátorách 6, 170 00 Praha 7 - Holešovice, Czech Republic
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  • Czech

Name of collection

  • The Committee for the Defense of the Unjustly Prosecuted (VONS)

Provenance and cultural activities

Description of content


  • manuscripts (ego-documents, diaries, notes, letters, drafts, etc.): 1000-

Geographical scope of recent operation

  • national


Date of founding

  • 1978

Place of founding

Access type

  • completely open to the public

Author(s) of this page

  • Hanáková, Jitka


Prečan, Vilém , interview by Hanáková, Jitka, September 28, 2017. COURAGE Registry Oral History Collection

Last edited on: 2020-03-02 14:55:56