No 53 : 1 August 1979

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 No 53, see below) are given next to the items in this Contents page ***

(1) POLITICAL RELEASES [8]

Pardons

An Exchange

The Departure of Alexander Ginzburg‘s Family [10]

TRIALS [11]

(2) The Trial of Mustafa Dzhemilev

(3) Trials of Seventh-Day Adventists [13]

– The Case of Shelkov
– The Case of Lepshin
– The Case of Spalin
– The Case of Furlet and Maslov
– The End of the Pyotr Raksha Case [19]
– A Case about Bribery

(4) The Trial of Baptist Ya.G. Skornyakov [20]

(5) The Trial of Iosif Zisels (Chernovtsy) [21]

(6) The Trials of Arkady Tsurkov and Alexander Skobov (Leningrad) [24]

(7) The Trial of Valeria Makeyeva (Moscow) [27]

(8) The Trial of Victor Monblanov (Kiev)

(9) The Trial of Vladimir Skvirsky (Moscow) [28]

(10) The Trial of Eduard Kuleshov (Roston-on-Don) [29]

(11) The Trial of Lev Volokhonsky (Leningrad) [32]

(12) The Trial of Vladislav Bebko (Kuibyshev) [34]

(13) The Trial of Mikhail Kukobaka (Mogilyov) [35]

(14) The Trial of //Mark Morozov (Moscow) [37]

(15) ARRESTS, SEARCHES, INTERROGATIONS [39]

(16) Case No. 46012

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

(18) EVENTS IN UKRAINE [43]

The Arrest of Alexander Berdnik

The Suicide of Mikhail Melnik

The Arrest of Taras Melnichuk

The Arrest of Yury Badzyo

The Death of Vladimir Ivasyuk

The Arrest of Pyotr and Vasily Sichko

The Arrest of Monakov

Exiles on Holiday

(19) The Arrest of Eduard Arutyunyan (Yerevan) [49]

(20) IN THE PRISONS AND CAMPS

Chistopol Prison

The Mordovian Camps

— Photos, 51-57 —

The Perm Camps

In Other Camps [63]

In Defence of Political Prisoners

Releases

(21) IN EXILE [65]

(22) IN THE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS [67]

– In Special Psychiatric Hospitals
– In Ordinary Hospitals
– Releases

(23) PERSECUTION OF CRIMEAN TATARS [70]

The Expulsion of Delegates from Moscow

Arrests, Searches, Interrogations

The Arrest of Reshat Dzhemilev [74]

Deportations from the Crimea

Trials in the Crimea

The Trial of Seidamet Memetov

The Trial of Gulizar Yunusova

The Trial of L. Bekirov, I. Usta, S. Khyrkhara and Ya. Beitullayev [77]

The Trial of Eldar Shabanov

(24) EVENTS IN LITHUANIA [79]

(25) PERSECUTION OF BELIEVERS [81]

Orthodox Christians

Adventists

Pentecostalists

Baptists

Catholics in Moldavia

(26) THE RIGHT TO LEAVE [86]

Jews

Germans

Pentecostalists

A Journey to Visit Friends,

Those who Have Left (A. Mokk, I. Garpinyuk, G. Vibe)

(27) DEFENDING THE RIGHTS OF THE DISABLED [93]

(28) EXTRAJUDICIAL PERSECUTION [94]

(29) A Labour Conflict [95]

(30) MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS [96]

Beatings-up in the Ukraine

The Alexei Khavin Case (Leningrad) [98]

The Arts Festival Which did not Take Place

(31) LETTERS AND STATEMENTS [103]

Documents of the Moscow Helsinki Group

(32) SAMIZDAT UPDATE [106]

Lithuanian Samizdat

(33) CORRECTIONS AND ADDITIONS [109]

The case of  Pyotr Ruban

[34. End notes and Bibliographical Note, 112]

TWELFTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION

First publication in English, Amnesty International, March 1980 —
CCE 53 : 1 August 1979 (AI pdf)

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