VOA Burmese Blog

January 19, 2012

Vaclav Havel’s Commemoration

As the world mourns the death of Vaclav Havel, the National Endowment for Democracy honors the life and work of the humanitarian and the former Czech President. Havel led the overthrow of communism and became President of Czechoslovakia after the Velvet Revolution of 1989. He used his voice to advance others’ struggles for freedom- including Daw Aung San Suu Kyi of Burma.

 

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