The Trial of Marinovich and Matusevich, 22-27 March 1978 (49.3)

<<No 49 : 14 May 1978>> From 22 to 27 March the Kiev Regional Assizes Court in Vasilkov (Kiev Region) examined the case of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group members Miroslav Marinovich and Nikolai Matusevich, charged under article 62, part 1, of the Ukrainian Criminal Code (= article 70 of the Russian Code). Matusevich was also charged … Continue reading The Trial of Marinovich and Matusevich, 22-27 March 1978 (49.3)

Repressive Measures against the Helsinki Groups: Armenia, 1977-1978 (48.5)

<<No 48 : 14 March 1978>> The morning of 22 December 1977 saw the start of a major operation against the Armenian Helsinki Group. Group members Robert NAZARYAN, a deacon of the [Armenian Apostolic] church, and Shagen ARUTYUNYAN, a manual worker, were arrested and there were a number of simultaneous searches. The search warrants, issued … Continue reading Repressive Measures against the Helsinki Groups: Armenia, 1977-1978 (48.5)