Chronology: Dec. 1976 to March 1977 (44.1)

<<No 44 : 16 March 1977>>  December 197618Exchange of Vladimir Bukovsky and Luis Corvalan24Searches among members of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group25Psychiatric arrest of Vladimir Borisov (Leningrad) January 19774Searches among members of Moscow Helsinki Group TASS announcement of link between Helsinki Group and NTS5Creation of the Working Commission to Investigate the Use of Psychiatry for Political Purposes Yury Mnyukh … Continue reading Chronology: Dec. 1976 to March 1977 (44.1)

Political Prisoners in Psychiatric Hospitals: A Survey of Documents, March 1971 (18.1)

«No 18 : 5 March 1971» The imprisonment of dissenters in psychiatric hospitals continues to be the subject of public concern and protest. 1. In a letter appealing to the psychiatrists of a number of countries, the Action Group for the Defence of Human Rights in the USSR, stresses once more that this form of … Continue reading Political Prisoners in Psychiatric Hospitals: A Survey of Documents, March 1971 (18.1)

The trial of Vladimir Borisov (Leningrad), 19 November 1969 (11.10)

«No 11 : 31 December 1969» The trial of Vladimir Borisov, charged under Article 190-1 of n the Russian Criminal Code, took place on 19 November. Borisov was judged to be of unsound mind and the court decreed that he should undergo compulsory treatment in a psychiatric hospital of special type, i.e. a prison hospital. … Continue reading The trial of Vladimir Borisov (Leningrad), 19 November 1969 (11.10)