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)

We support today’s political prisoners

A declaration by political prisoners of the Soviet period 8 February 2021 <<Other texts and documents>> As political prisoners of the Soviet period, who experienced the prisons, camps, detention centres,  torture by hunger and cold, and other similar methods of Soviet “re-education”, we have been indignant to learn of the unlawful detention, beatings and conditions … Continue reading We support today’s political prisoners

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)