Czechs mark 46th anniversary of self-immolation of student Jan Palach

Czechs are marking the 46th anniversary of the death of student Jan Palach
who set himself on fire in protest against the growing public apathy to the
Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. People have been laying flowers and
lighting candles at the Palach memorial stone at the top end of Wenceslas

Friday, January 16, 2015