Mon, 07 Sep 1998 12:21:09 +0200
I would like to express all the support of "Demetra" a young women's group
We are sorry we are not able to be there with our bodies, but surely we
will with our souls.
Love and peace,
At 09.08 31/08/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Prague, August 1998
>a demonstration is going to be held on Saturday October 3rd in
>Prague. It is because of the following case:
>There has been a house built by the Czech WomenĘs Club in 1931. This
>house is in the street Ve Smeckach, just around the corner from the
>very centre of Prague, the Wenceslaw Square. There were offices for
>womenĘs organisations, rooms for young girls seeking jobs in Prague
>and a restaurant there.
>Amongst Czech women who organised the building of this house were F.
>Plaminkova, prewar MP, executed by Nazis, and M.Horakova, post-war
>MP, prisoned by Nazis and executed by Communist in 1950. The club was
>cancelled after 1948 and the property went to the State.
>After 1989 many of similar clubs and associations got their property
>back. We have tried all official ways, wrote several petitions but
>have been refused. The house is owned by the City Counsil today and
>officers from the Council live there.
>The demonstration starts at 13,00 in front of the house. We would
>like to put the sign "CZECH WOMENĘS CLUB" in big letters on the
>house, which was before the war there. Then from 15,00 a concert
>starts at a square nearby.
>We would like you to come and support us. If you are unable to travel
>to Prague, all kinds of support are welcome (letters, greetings,
>We look forward to hearing from you soon.
>Michaela Marksova-Tominova, Executive Manager of Gender Studies
>Sasa M. Lienau, proFem
>Baerbel Butterweck, La Strada CR,o.p.s.
>and 15 others womens organisations...
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