No 60 : 31 December 1980

THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES

None of the reports in this issue have been digitised. Page numbers for the pdf version (CCE Nos 59-61, see below) are given to the right of the items in this Contents page [*]

(1) Statement on Chronicle 59 (confiscated by KGB)
and turnover among Chronicle editors

(2) The Trial of Alexander Lavut  [9]

(3) The Trial of Vazif Meilanov (Makhachkala) [16]

(4) PERSECUTION OF THE WORKING COMMISSION  [16]
(on the Use of Psychiatry for Political Purposes)

— The Arrest of Irina Grivnina

— photos of Lefortovo Prison, 17-19 —

— The Trial of Leonard Ternovsky  [20]

(5) Case No. 50611-14/79  [21]

(6) THE CASE OF THE JOURNAL POISKI (Investigations)

The Trial of Sorokin
– Miscellaneous

(7) Concerning the ‘Belletrist’ Club  [21]

(8) The Hunt for the Novel Enych  [23]

– A Search at the Home of Kirill Popov

(9) PERSECUTION OF THE DISABLED RIGHTS GROUP  [23]

(10) ARRESTS  [24]

The Arrest of Alexei Myasnikov

The Arrest of Natalya Lazareva and Natalya Maltseva  [25]

The Arrest of Victor Brailovsky

The Arrest of Gennady Bogolyubov and Arnold Yeremenko  [26]

The Arrest of Konstantin Azadovsky

(11) SEARCHES  [28]

The Case of Tatyana Osipova  [28]

(12) PERSECUTION OF THE CRIMEAN TATARS  [33]

(13) EVENTS IN UKRAINE  [33]

The Trial of Miron Sas-Zhurakovsky

The Trial of Nikolai Krainik

The Trial of Dmitry Mazur

The Trial of Stepan Khmara, Vitaly Shevchenko and Alexander Shevchenko

The Arrest of Olga Meshko  [37]

The Arrest of Vladimir Sichko  [38]

The Arrest of Anatoly Zinchenko and Genrikh Altunyan

Miscellaneous

(14) EVENTS IN ESTONIA  [39]

(15) EVENTS IN LITHUANIA  [39]

The Trial of Janulis and Buzas

The Trial of Navickaite and Vitkauskaite

The Trial of Abrutis

The Trial of Skuodis

The Trial of Iesmantas and Peceliunas

The Trial of Stanelyte.

Miscellaneous

(16) PERSECUTION OF BELIEVERS  [43]

Catholics in Lithuania

Documents of the Catholic Committee to Defend Believers’ Rights

Adventists

 – The Trial of Zvyagin

Baptists  [44]

– The Trial of V. Rytikov and Vilchinskaya
– The Arrest of Rumachik

Orthodox Christians

(17) THE RIGHT TO LEAVE  [46]

Tenth Anniversary of the Sentencing of the “Aeroplane People”

Moscow, Kiev, Lvov, Armenia

Those who have left

(18) IN THE PRISONS AND CAMPS  [49]

Chistopol Prison

The Mordovian Camps

The Perm Camps

In Other Prisons and Camps

Letters and Statements by Political Prisoners

In Defence of Political Prisoners

Releases

(19) IN EXILE  [52]

Releases

(20) IN THE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS  [53]

Releases

(21) AFTER RELEASE  [53]

(22) EXTRAJUDICIAL PERSECUTION

(23) MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS  [54]

Human Rights Day in Moscow [10 December 1980]

The breaking-up of unofficial seminars

(24) LETTERS AND STATEMENTS  [57]

Letters by A.D. Sakharov

After the Trial of V.V. Sokirko  [61]

Documents of the Moscow Helsinki Group

(25) SAMIZDAT UPDATE  [65]

(26) CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS [66]

The case of Mikhail Gorbal

The case of Vyacheslav Chornovil

[27, End notes and Bibliographical note, 122]

THIRTEENTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION

“Issue 60 of the Chronicle appeared in Moscow in August 1981,”
USSR News Brief fortnightly, 31 August 1981 (item 16-4).

First publication in English, Amnesty International, January 1982
CCE 59-61 : 15 November & 31 December 1980; 16 March 1981 (AI pdf)

No 61 : 16 March 1981 …