Sunday, 21 July 2019

Jan Zajíc - the story of "human torch number two"

Radio Prague |
26 February 2019

On February 25 1969, five weeks after Jan Palach, another man set himself alight in protest to Czechoslovak apathy following the Soviet invasion of 1968. The name of the second human torch was Jan Zajíc, a high school student from Šumperk.