Charter 77 facts for kids
The founding members and architects were Jiří Němec, Václav Benda, Ladislav Hejdánek, Václav Havel, Jan Patočka, Zdeněk Mlynář, Jiří Hájek, Martin Palouš, Pavel Kohout and Ladislav Lis. The charter was seen as a political crime by the communist regime.
After the 1989 Velvet Revolution, many of its members played important roles in Czech and Slovak politics.
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