No 62 : 14 July 1981

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 62, see below) are given to the right of the items in this Contents page * 1. The Death of Juri Kukk  [6] 2. The Arrest of … Continue reading No 62 : 14 July 1981

Persecution of Jews Wishing to Emigrate to Israel, December 1970 (17.8)

<<No 17 : 31 December 1970>> (based on material from the "Chronicle" section of Exodus [1]) The Shmurak case On 28 September 1970 Semyon Shulimovich Shmurak, a resident of Kiev, was sentenced to fifteen days for "petty hooliganism". On 26 September he submitted an application to OVIR, requesting permission to emigrate to Israel. In the … Continue reading Persecution of Jews Wishing to Emigrate to Israel, December 1970 (17.8)

A customs ‘examination’ at Sheremetyevo Airport (Moscow), 29 September 1969 (10.12)

«No 10 : 31 October 1969» In December 1968 the engineer David Khavkin, a former political prisoner in the Mordovian camp, applied to the appropriate authorities for permission to leave the USSR for Israel. In August 1969 his application was refused. After sending in a second application through unofficial channels to Kosygin personally, the Khavkin … Continue reading A customs ‘examination’ at Sheremetyevo Airport (Moscow), 29 September 1969 (10.12)