Fifty years since death of Bohumil Peroutka after self-immolation

Wednesday is the 50th anniversary of the death of Bohumil Peroutka, who set
himself on fire in protest at the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia and
the onset of normalisation. He was 43 years old when he committed his
radical protest in the town of Vsetín on October 28, the day of
Czechoslovak independence,…

Wednesday, October 30, 2019