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Komu se stane, že je zblízka svědkem zhroucení autoritářského systému, který jeho oba rodiče donutil 40 let žít pokroucený život, a ještě si to užívat jako happening.
Kamera: Kuba Jíra, Roman Zmrzlý
Střih: Roman Zmrzlý
Šimon Pánek is the Director and cofounder of the People in Need humanitarian organization. In addition to relief aid, this NGO, one of the largest in Central Europe, focuses on development cooperation and on the promotion of human rights and democracy in foreign countries, as well as on educational programmes for minorities in the Czech Republic. He has been personally involved in humanitarian crises in Somalia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chechnya, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Haiti. In 1989 he was one of the most active student leaders in the Velvet Revolution, and later worked for Václav Havel's Presidential Office in the Department of Foreign Policy. He is a member of the think-tank European Council on Foreign Relations. He lives in Prague with his partner and two daughters.
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