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Postcard From Prague

A city mourns Vaclav Havel and other news

Thousands of Czechs jangled their keys (to make noise as anti-communist demonstrators did), sang the national anthem and observed a minute of silence in Wenceslas Square to mourn the death of Vaclav Havel. It was the same square where, in 1989, protesters chanted "Havel to the Presidential Tower."

Here are a couple of other tidbits from around the capitol:

Photo credit: Reuters

About the Author

  • Amanda Erickson is a former senior associate editor at CityLab.