A New Public Association [the Moscow Helsinki Group], 12 May 1976 (40.13)

<< No 40 : 20 May 1976 >> On 12 May 1976 a declaration was issued announcing the formation of a new public association [NGO] in Moscow: the “Group to Assist the Implementation of the Helsinki Agreements in the USSR”. The declaration states: The Group’s aim is to promote the observance of the Final Act … Continue reading A New Public Association [the Moscow Helsinki Group], 12 May 1976 (40.13)

Chronology, December 1976 to March 1977 (44.1)

<<No 44 : 16 March 1977>> December 1976 18     Exchange of Bukovsky and Corvalan 24     Searches among members of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group 25     Psychiatric arrest of Vladimir Borisov (Leningrad) * 1977 January 1977 4       Searches among members of Moscow Helsinki Group TASS announcement of link between Helsinki Group and NTS 5    Creation of the … Continue reading Chronology, December 1976 to March 1977 (44.1)

Traditional Days of Protest in the Soviet Union, December 1976 (43.2)

<< No. 43 : 31 December 1976 >> 30 OCTOBER 1976 POLITICAL PRISONERS' DAY In 1976 Political Prisoners’ Day was observed for the third time. [1a]  In camps and prisons the traditional hunger-strikes took place on that day; over sixty people took part. Among them were: ● the women prisoners Irina Stasiv-Kalynets, Oksana Popovich, Irina … Continue reading Traditional Days of Protest in the Soviet Union, December 1976 (43.2)