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Charter 77 Collection of the Czechoslovak Documentation Centre

Charter 77 was an informal Czechoslovak citizens' initiative that criticised state power for the non-recognition of basic civil and human rights, following the movements of the CSSR and their signing of the Final Act at the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe on 1st August 1975 in Helsinki.


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

Name of collection

  • Charter 77

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

  • 1977

Place of founding

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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: 2020-02-06 18:46:48