Film, Video Vaclav Havel: Dissidents and Freedom

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Title
Vaclav Havel: Dissidents and Freedom
Summary
Vaclav Havel conducts a forum on "Dissidents and Freedom," featuring eight dissidents and activists from around the world in a program sponsored by the John W. Kluge Center. The event included a short speech from each of the featured guests followed by a question-and-answer session. Havel also received awards from both the National Endowment for Democracy and the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs.
Event Date
February 20, 2007
Notes
-  Vaclav Havel, former president of the Czech Republic, is a playwright and human rights advocate. He currently holds the Chair of Modern Culture at the Library's John W. Kluge Center.
-  Min Zin is a Burmese journalist and democracy activist.
-  Ramon Humberto Colas is the founder of the Independent Libraries Movement in Cuba.
-  Ales Mihalevic is the vice chairman of the Belarusian Popular Front.
-  Reybia Kadeer is a democracy activist and Uyghur rights advocate in East Turkistan and Xinjiang, China.
-  Kim Seung Min is the founder of Free North Korea Radio in North Korea.
-  Ali Afshari is a democracy activist in Iran.
-  Manouchehr Mohammadi is a democracy activist in Iran.
-  Paula Dobriansky is the Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs and Democracy.
Related Resources
John W. Kluge Center: http://www.loc.gov/loc/kluge/
Running Time
1 hours, 50 minutes, 43 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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