Czech Republic honors Klose, Pechacek, RFE/RL for defending freedom

Pavel Pechacek stands at a podium on stage while Kevin Klose sits in the background at an award ceremony.

Prime Minister of the Czech Republic H.E. Bohuslav Sobotka has honored the former president of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Kevin Klose, and former RFE/RL Czechoslovak Service director Pavel Pechacek for their “lifelong work for democracy, human rights and freedom” and their “contributions to the transformation and development” of the Czech Republic.