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The international Conference “1937-2007: the way o freedom from totalitarianism” took place

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28.11.2007

26 November in Voronezh the international Conference “1937-2007: the way o freedom from totalitarianism” took place. The conference was dedicated to the problem of memory of Great Terror in USSR I 1937-38. Conference reviewed the enlightenment activity of human rights activist and young civil activists during the passed year.

The experts of the conference were members of the board of directors of the International association “Memorial” Alexander Daniel – Moscow and Vyacheslav Bityutski- Voronezh, the curator ? contest “The individual in history. XX century” in Voronezh Alla Bityutskaya, th? specialist in youth work Dmitri Kokorin – Moscow, chairman of the movement “Groza” Alexej Kozlov (Voronezh), co-coordinator of program “Anti-totalitarianism” of Youth Human Rights Movement Anastasia Nikitina - Vladimir, Voronezh.

The participants of the Conference were young activists of the international network Youth Human Rights Movement from Voronezh, Rostov-on-Don, Oryol, Belgorod, Vladimir, Moscow and other cities of Russia, as well as from Germany. The participants were students and teachers of Voronezh universities who joined the international action “Remember the year 1937”

During the year 2007 the enlightenment actions dedicated to the anniversary of the Great Terror – the campaign of repressions, conducted by the state institution of USSR, the original apogee of the repressions is called 37th. The actions dedicated to this date were united to the international action “Remember the year 1937” by initiative of Moscow “Memorial” and the international network “Youth Human Rights Movement”. Different events took place within the action - beginning with the lighting of candles in 30th day of each month, and particularly in 30th of October – the day of victims of political repressions, and up to thematic lessons, cinema-discussions etc.

One of experts – Alexander Daniel – the symbolic figure in human rights movement of Eastern Europe, historian of the dissent in USSR, author of many papers on human rights, civil society, historic memory etc. – compared the activity of Memorial with pasting together the pieces of broken mirror, which may have never been safe. “It is impossible to think, talk and write about the terror, it impossible to write about Hiroshima, Holocaust. But we must do it.” – is sure Alexander Daniel.
Participants of the conference discussed the civil practices of resistance to totalitarianism, enlightenment and education programs by the topic Anti-totalitarianism and the new ways of development of international action “Remember the year 1937” in the up-coming year.

Organizers of the conference were – international Youth Human Rights Movement, Youth Human Rights – Voronezh, the Movement “Young Europe”, Free University, the All-Russian literary trade-union together with the regional youth center.

Alexander Daniel is on picture.

Additional information:
+7-915-547-06-26 Elena Dudukina
www.remember1937.hrworld.ru