ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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 Charter 77 THE text of "Charter 77'' is not widely known in Czechoslovakia, Apart from the signatories, their friends and those who listen to Western broadcasts or manage to have the text sent from abroad, few people know the actual details of the Charter. When a Prague party cell demanded from the party secretariat of its city quarter the full text of the Charter in order to read it before criticising it they were told that they had to be satisfied with what the party newspapers told them. Accordingly, thousands of people are said to have protested against "this shameful squib'' which they have not even seen.

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