The 18. March is known internationally as the "Day of political prisoners".
On this day to the uprising of the Paris Commune in 1871 to be reminded, "But also to its destruction and the subsequent repression. 1923 declared the International Red Aid to 18.03. for, the International Day of support for the political prisoners'.
After fascism there were only again 1996, on the initiative of the left groups and the Red Aid, a day of action for the freedom of political prisoners. Since then, every year events and activities take place.