The Genocide of the Souls. The Pitesti Experiment.
Alexander Solzhenitsyn

"The most
terrible act
of barbarism
in the modern
world"

Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Mass media and "The Pitesti Experiment"

Interview: Martin Küchen on his forthcoming CD, “The Spirit of Pitesti”

Martin Küchen : Many different aspects lead me to this track I think. One was the reading of one of Herta Müller´s books, about a young man sent to the Soviet Union (Ukraine) in 1945/46 to a labor camp, where he spent 5 years. He was of VolksGerman descent. Then the reading about different communist regimes in general and its always deceptive, totalitarian and brutal behaviour they all seem to ... more

„Völkermord an den Seelen“ - Dokumentarfilm enthüllt das grausame Piteşti-Experiment

Von Ana Sălişte

Emil Sebeşan war noch Student, als er im Gefängnis landete. Dass er 1949 im Gefängnis von Piteşti durch monströse Methoden gefoltert wurde, erfuhr seine Frau erst 20 Jahre später. Noch heute, 80 Jahre alt, schließt er für einen kurzen Augenblick die Augen, wenn er sich daran erinnert, wie sie mit verweinten Augen nach Hause ka... more

The launching of Alin Mureşan-s book "Piteşti. Cronica unei sinucideri asistate" (Piteşti. The chronicle of an assisted suicide)

Photo from the launching of the book "Pitesti. Cronica unei sinucideri asistate" (Piteşti. The chronicle of an assisted suicide), Polirom Publishing House, 2008, at the Romanian Cultural Institute (RCI) Main Headquarters, Bucharest, February 27th, 2008.

Speaking: Alin Mureşan; in front of him, in the first row (from left to right): writer Horia-Roman Patapievici – president o... more

Sorin Iliesiu: "An attitude hostile to projects that present the crimes of communism"

The Vice-President of the Civic Alliance is contesting the selection commission organised by the Ministry of Culture

Film director and Vice-President of the Civic Alliance Sorin Iliesiu has contested the most recent session of the selection commission appointed by Minister of Culture Adrian Iorgulescu to evaluate cinematographic projects within the framework of the competition organised by th... more