Three-year suspended sentence confirmed for former StB officer

Prague’s Municipal Court has confirmed a three-year suspended sentence
for a former member of Communist Czechoslovakia’s secret police, the StB,
for the beating of 17-year-old David Kazban during interrogation. Petr
Beran committed the crime in January 1989 in connection with Palach Week,
when demonstrators,...

Monday, February 23, 2015