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By With Analysis from Monitor Correspondents around the world, Edited by Randy Shipp / November 7, 1980



A member of a banned Czechoslovak pop group has been sentenced to 10 months in jail for singing at a friend's wedding party. Karel Soukup was convicted of disturbing the peace by a court in north Bohemia. He is a former member of the "Plastic People of the Universe" pop group, banned in 1976, and a supporter of the "Charter 77" human rights movement.

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