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Organisations: Communist Party
People: Alois Dycek, Fr
Locations: Prague


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Czech priest charged with murder

Keywords: Law / Crime

In the trial of 14 alleged terrorists and spies in Hodonin, Southern Moravia, a priest, Fr.

Porizek has been held to be responsible for alleged crimes against the regime by his parishioners, and along with them has been charged with murder.

Because he read pastoral letters issued by Mgr. Reran, threatened to ex-communicate a member of the Communist Party and supported families of people arrested for antiState activity he was described as being " the intellectual instigator who influenced his parishioners in a way hostile to the regime."

" Their activities came to a climax with the murder of a police officer, Alois Dycek, last January 5," said the Prague paper Lidova Demokracie reporting (and pre-judging) the trial. "These activities were made possible by the support of priests who escaped abroad,' it continued.

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