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)

The Movement of the Meskhetians for a Return to their Homeland, April 1971 (19.6)

«No 19 : 30 April 1971» In 1969 the Chronicle reported on the Meskhetians, a population native to the southern areas of Georgia, on the history of the forcible deportation of the entire people (CCE 7.6), and on the persecution of the Meskhetians when they attempted to return to their homeland (CCE 9.7).[1] For 27 … Continue reading The Movement of the Meskhetians for a Return to their Homeland, April 1971 (19.6)

Searches and Arrests of Jews wishing to emigrate to Israel, August 1970 (15.6)

«No 15 : 31 August 1970» [1] On 9 July two Georgian Jews, Venyamin Dzhanashvili and Abram Dzhandzhikhanashvili, were arrested in Tbilisi. For a long time they have been trying to obtain permission to emigrate to Israel. The pretext for the arrest was an incident on 26 January 1970 in the reception-room of the Georgian … Continue reading Searches and Arrests of Jews wishing to emigrate to Israel, August 1970 (15.6)

Those arrested in 1970: Supplement 2, January 1971 (17.15)

«No 17 : 31 December 1970» January 1971 Supplement to Chronicle No 17 PART TWO PEOPLE ARRESTED, OR ARRESTED AND TRIED IN 1970 For the information on individuals (see Part 1, CCE 17.14) * 1. RUSSIAN SOVIET FEDERATED SOCIALIST REPUBLIC MOSCOW Andrei Alexeyevich AMALRIK, b. 1938, commentator. Arrested 21 May; Article 190-1; three years hard … Continue reading Those arrested in 1970: Supplement 2, January 1971 (17.15)