No 44 : 16 March 1977

THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES

Several of the reports in this issue have been digitised. Page numbers for the pdf version (CCE Nos 43-45, see below) are given next to the other items in this Contents page.

(1) A Chronological Summary

REPRISALS AGAINST THE HELSINKI GROUPS [55]

2.1 Searches in Moscow, 5 January

  • Alexander Ginzburg
  • Ludmila Alekseyeva [56]
  • Lydia Voronina
  •  Yury Orlov

2.2 Interrogations, Shadowing and Protests [57]

(3) The Arrest of Alexander Ginzburg, 3 February [57]

  • [Ukraine — 5 February]

(4) The Arrest of Nikolai Rudenko (Kiev) and Alexei Tikhy (Donetsk Region) [60]

(5) A search at the home of Oksana Ya. Meshko (Kiev) [60]

  • Moscow, searches and arrests

(6) Search at the home of Yury Mnyukh, 7 February [61]

(7) The arrest of Yury Orlov, 10 February [61]

(8) Assistance with Departures [64]

(9) The Arrest of Anatoly Shcharansky, 15 March

(10) THE ACTIVITIES OF THE HELSINKI GROUPS [65]

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(11) The Case of Amner Zavurov (Uzbekistan) [67]

(12) ARRESTS, SEARCHES, INTERROGATIONS [68]

(13) The Arrest of Vasily Barladyanu

(14) The Arrest of Iosif Begun

(15) The persecution of Ilya Levin (and others) [69]

(16) Concerning the Explosions in Moscow [71]

(17) IN THE PRISONS AND CAMPS [73]

  • Vladimir Prison
  • The Mordovian Camps
  • The Perm Camps
  • In Other Camps
  • Letters and Statements of Political Prisoners [76]
  • In Defence of Political Prisoners
  • Releases
  • A List of Political Prisoners in Vladimir Prison [81]

(18) AFTER RELEASE

(19) IN EXILE [91]

(20) The Release of Vladimir Borisov [92]

(21) PERSECUTION OF BELIEVERS [94]

  • Adventists
  • Pentecostalists

(22) EVENTS IN LITHUANIA [96]

(23) PERSECUTION OF THE CRIMEAN TATARS [100]

  • A Procurator Speaks

(24) THE RIGHT TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY [105]

  • Germans
  • Pentecostalists
  • Jews

(25) A fire at Malva Landa’s apartment

(26) NEWS IN BRIEF [108]

  • Registration and Exchange
  • Trial of Pyotr Naritsa [110]
    Statements by Sakharov [111]
  • Correspondence with Carter
  • Six Interviews

(27) LETTERS AND STATEMENTS [116]

  • In Defence of Ginzburg, Orlov, Rudenko and Tikhy

(28) Additions and Corrections [121]

[29. End notes and Bibliographical note, 179]

TENTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION

First publication in English, Amnesty International January 1979 — CCE 43-45 : 31 December 1976, 16 March and 25 May 1977 (AI pdf)

No 45 : 25 May 1977 …