I don‘t like to compromise
Stanislav Duchek was born on December 12th of 1955 to the family of a Pilsen District Authority official. He graduated from Gymnasium and the Faculty of Sciences at the Charles University in Prague. Soon, he began to make his own living, working blue-collar jobs. Since 1985 he was active as a Nature Preservation Inspector of the Plzeň-South District. By the second half of the 80s he befriended Jan Ruml and participated in the distribution of samizdat literature. After the Velvet Revolution he led the Department of Environmental Protection at Plzeň-South District. In 1995 he left the office and began working as a river warden. As a member of the Civic Democratic Alliance (ODA) he was the party´s regional manager and later served as an Assistant to the Senator Jiří Skalický. In 2015 he helped to organise an underground music festival commemorating the so-called Přeštice case. Today he lives in Příchovice.