Memorial Plaque to the Victims of Totalitarianism

Year of unveiling


Person/persons/event to whom the monument is dedicated

Anti-Nazi and anti-Communist resistance


Hlubocká 8, Jihlava 586 01

Location in relation to the surroundings

Plaque on the wall of the former prison

Text of the inscription

In memory of all the victims who were imprisoned here during the totalitarian regimes.

General description

The 50 x 40 cm board is made of black granite



The circumstances of unveiling

The board was unveiled on the occasion of the thirtieth anniversary of the November Revolution in 1989. The board was unveiled by Deputy Martin Laštovička on November 19, 2019 at 4.30 pm

Later history

The board is a reminder of totalitarian regimes and their victims. It is located on the building of the former prison where the Gestapo imprisoned the resistance fighters during the war and after the war it used it to torture and imprison the opponents of the State Security

Contemporary importance

The prison building in Jihlava in 1932-1960 was used by the Gestapo during the war. After the end of the war, the German population of Jihlava was brutally tortured and after 1948 the building was used by the State Security until 1960.


101 Hluboká
Jihlava, Kraj Vysočina.
Czechy ,586 01