The Arrest of Zviad Gamsakhurdia and Merab Kostava, 7 April 1978 (45.9)

<<No 45 : 25 May 1977>> On 23 March, the Tbilisi newspaper Dawn of the East printed an anonymous article, “Who benefits from this?” On 24 March, the article was republished in Georgian in the newspaper Komunisti. The same day Z. Gamsakhurdia was expelled from the Writers’ Union. On 25 March Zviad Gamsakhurdia issued a … Continue reading The Arrest of Zviad Gamsakhurdia and Merab Kostava, 7 April 1978 (45.9)

Repressive Measures against the Helsinki Groups: Georgia, 1977-1978 (48.4)

<<No 48 : 14 March 1978>> The Case of Gamsakhurdia, Kostava and Rtskhiladze. On 25 January 1978, Victor RTSKHILADZE was re-arrested. He had been arrested in April 1977 together with Zviad GAMSAKHURDIA and Merab KOSTAVA but was released him four days later after signing an undertaking not to leave Tbilisi (CCE 45). The KGB is … Continue reading Repressive Measures against the Helsinki Groups: Georgia, 1977-1978 (48.4)