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Czech Republic: A Message to Condoleezza Rice

On one wall in Brno, the second-largest Czech city, there's a collective letter to U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. When Swobodin v Brne discovered it, he asked a friend to do an English translation of the text that appears next to Ms. Rice's portrait and a reproduction of a painting of African slaves:

Dear Madam the minister,

Please do not forget your slave origins.
They got their freedom.
Let freedom and peace to other people.

Sincerely,
Brno people.

5 comments

  • That is very cool. But I don’t think it would change her if she read it.

  • […] 原文:Czech Republic: A Message to Condoleezza Rice作者:Veronica Khokhlova翻译:abstract校对:Portnoy […]

  • interesting, but a bit juvenile…

    …i would leave a note for czech republic, please don’t forget that your country is becoming a major trafficking point for sex slaves (women and children) and work slaves in europe…

    such trite and superficial exchanges don’t really get us anywhere, do they?

  • Dennis Rohel

    The American Condelezza Rice lied to the WORLD about Iraq’s bomb (NO BOMB), lied about Iraq’s involvement in 911 (NO INVOLVEMENT), and now she wants a missile system to kill whatever Iraqi people are left in the Middle East?

    I am with a growing number of Canadians who believe she should be tried by the World Court for War Crimes against the Iraqi people and hung.

    Dennis Rohel

  • jon

    i’m fairly certain the missile system has nothing to do with Iraq, and everything to do with Iran, and the recently testy Russia. I understand the world’s feelings about US FP, but this is something not worth getting riled about.

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