Ambassador King Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

Ambassador King celebrated the 30 years of freedom in the Czech Republic and laid a wreath at the plaque commemorating the anti-communist Velvet Revolution at Národní třída on November 17th: “I find it humbling to pay tribute, at this memorial, to those who struggled for the freedom of all Czechs during the Velvet Revolution. You ...
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Statement by the U.S. Embassy on the 26th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

Prague, November 17, 2015 Today, we remember the men and women who rose up 26 years ago peacefully to demand their freedom during the Velvet Revolution. United by their common desire for liberty, they joined thousands across Central and Eastern Europe who yearned for a better life for themselves and for their children. The American ...
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