Letters and Statements by Political Prisoners (49.8-1)

<<No 49 : 14 May 1978>> V. Romanyuk: To the Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Father Vasily Romanyuk (Mordovian camp 1) declares that he has always considered himself a member of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church. He asks for a foreign lawyer to be found for himself, and for help in enabling his family … Continue reading Letters and Statements by Political Prisoners (49.8-1)

Letters and Statements by Political Prisoners, 1977-1978 (48.10)

<<No 48 : 14 March 1978>> Georgy Davydov: “Statement to Chairman of the Constitution Commission, L.I. Brezhnev” (Vladimir Prison, 15 June 1977) Davydov writes that in the draft [1977] Constitution the question of freedom of thought and convictions has again been side-stepped. Mikhail Osadchy: “To the American people, the Senate and US President Carter” The … Continue reading Letters and Statements by Political Prisoners, 1977-1978 (48.10)

Tatyana Khodorovich, “No Thought Trials in the USSR”, May 1976 (40.1)

<< No 40 : 20 May 1976 >> Statement by Tatiana Khodorovich At trials in Odessa, Moscow, Omsk and Vilnius, people have again been prosecuted and found guilty of thoughts they have expressed – and even thoughts they have not expressed. Sentences have been passed as follows: Vyacheslav Igrunov – sent to an ordinary psychiatric … Continue reading Tatyana Khodorovich, “No Thought Trials in the USSR”, May 1976 (40.1)