Location in relation to the surroundings
The monument is situated in Milada Horáková Street in front of the Prague 7 Municipal Information Center.
Text of the inscription
27. JUNE / DAY OF THE POLITCAL PRISONERS / A SAD ANNIVERSARY OF EXECUTION / JUDR. MILADA HORÁKOVÁ
Bronze plaque and bronze round relief with portrait of Milada Horakova. Dimensions 1 x 0.4 m + diameter approx. 20 cm
The circumstances of unveiling
The memorial of the executed Milada Horáková (1901–1950) commemorates a bronze plaque in Prague 7. It is located on the building of the Prague 7 Information Center in Milada Horáková Street (formerly Defenders of Peace). The plaque is complemented by a round relief with a portrait of Milada Horáková and a flower decoration holder. The plaque was officially unveiled on June 27, 2002, on the anniversary of the execution of Milada Horáková, which today is commemorated as the Day of Political Prisoners by the Mayor of Prague 7 Tomáš Dub and Milada Horáková Club Chairwoman Marta Jurková. During the ceremony, excerpts from Milada Horáková letters she wrote to her loved ones a few days before her execution were heard. The bronze commemorative plaque replaced the provisional plaque, which has been placed here since 27 June 2000 thanks to the Prague 7 City District at the initiative of the Milada Horáková Club.
Milada Horáková's execution day on 27 June 1950 was declared the important day of the Czech Republic in 2000. It is commemorated as a Remembrance Day for the victims of the Communist regime. In this day a comemoration take place at the memorial of this social worker. women's advocate, politician and resistance fighter.
On the occasion of the Communist Victims' Day on 27 June, a commemorative event is held at the memorial, attended by representatives of Prague 7 City District, former political prisoners and witnesses.