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Prague monument unveiled to Pole who committed suicide in protest at 1968 invasion

Published on 20/08/2010

A monument has been unveiled in Prague to a Polish man who killed himself in protest against Poland's part in the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. Ryszard Siwiec set himself alight just weeks after the invasion.