Lecture in language

Czech

Jan Urban (CZE)

Journalist and dissident of the communist

Jan has been involved in shaping of the Czech journalistic scene since 1987. During the conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina he worked as a war reporter and later as a broadcaster of Český rozhlas (Czech Radio). His big journalist topic was the affair of Diag Human in 2007.

He actively opposed the communist regime, signed Charter 77 and wrote for Lidové noviny, which was illegal at that time. After the revolution in 1989 he was one of the founders of Občanské forum (Citizens More…