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COMENIUS PROJECT 2011-2013,,YOUNG EUROPEANS SAY : BREAK THE WALLS, BE TOLERANT ! “ Presentation made by Comenius team Students -7 th grade and 8-th grade.

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1 COMENIUS PROJECT ,,YOUNG EUROPEANS SAY : BREAK THE WALLS, BE TOLERANT ! “ Presentation made by Comenius team Students -7 th grade and 8-th grade SCHOOL NR.308, Bucharest, Romania The Memorial of the Victims of Communism and the Resistance Security Crackdown This project is funded by the European Commission. The presentation reflects the view only of the author, and the European Commission is not responsible for the accuracy of the information.

2 Please do not forget ! To the question, “Can memory be relearned?”the answer of the Memorial to the Victims of Communism and to the Resistance in Romania is a resounding “Yes”.

3 Photomontages for Comenius Project made by 8 –th grade students

4 SIGHET PRISON The Sighet prison, located in the town of Sighetu Marmaţiei, Maramureş county, Romania, was used by the communist regime to hold political prisoners.Sighetu MarmaţieiMaramureş countyRomaniacommunist regimepolitical prisoners It is now the site of the Sighet Memorial Museum, Sighet Memorial Museum

5 IULIU MANIU Sighet prison was reserved for political opponents of the communism regime. Many important figures of inter-war Romania died in custody, including the leader of the National Peasants' Party and former Prime Minister of Romania, National Peasants' PartyPrime Minister of Romania Iuliu Maniu

6 SIGHET PRISON On 5 and 6 May 1950 over one hundred dignitaries from the whole country were brought to the Sighet penitentiary (former ministers, academics, economists, military officers, historians, journalists, politicians), some of them convicted to heavy punishments, others not even judged. In October-November 1950, bishops and Greek-Catholic and Roman-Catholic priests were incarcerated to Sighet.

7 PITESTI PRISON The Piteti prison was a penal prison, but in reality it was political prison. Best remembered for the brainwashing experiments carried out by the Communist authorities of Romania between (also known as the "Piteti Experiment" or - the "Piteti Phenomenon").brainwashingCommunist authorities

8 Piteti Experiment The Piteti Experiment was designed as a way of "reeducating" political prisoners opposed to the communist government of Romania.political prisoners

9 RAMNICU SARAT POLITICAL PRISON Ramnicu Sarat prison, one of the most feared prisons in Romania, the health and lives crushed political leaders of the interwar period, culminating in the extermination of period communist regime.

10 SILENCE PRISON political prisoners in Ramnicu Sarat prison

11 Bărăgan deportations-Ethnic cleansing The Bărăgan deportations were a large-scale action of penal transportation, undertaken during the 1950s by the Romanian communist regime. Their aim was to forcibly relocate individuals who lived within approximately 25 km of the Yugoslav border (in present-day Timiş, Caraş- Severin, and Mehedinţi region of Romania ) to the Baragan Plain. forcibly relocateYugoslavTimişCaraş- SeverinMehedinţi

12 School activities for Comenius Project in the 7-th class April 2013


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