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)

Hunger Strikes by Political Prisoners, January 1972 (23.3)

<<No 23 : 5 January 1972>> DUBROVLAG  [see Map 3] (Potma, Mordovskaya ASSR) On 1 May 1971 Yu. [P.] Fyodorov, who is serving a fifteen-year term in connection with the Leningrad “aeroplane” case [see CCE 17.6], declared a week-long hunger-strike in protest against his sentence and against the lack of any reaction to his appeals … Continue reading Hunger Strikes by Political Prisoners, January 1972 (23.3)

The Leningrad Trial of the “Hijackers”, 15-24 December 1970 (17.6)

«No 17 : 31 December 1970» The trial of M.Yu. DYMSHITS, E.S. KUZNETSOV, S.I. ZALMANSON, J.M. MENDELEVICH, I.I. ZALMANSON, Yu.P. FYODOROV, A.G. MURZHENKO, A.A. ALTMAN, L.G. KHNOKH, B.S. PENSON and M. A. BODNYA was held in the Leningrad City Court on 15-24 December 1970. The court consisted of N. A. Yermakov, chairman of the Leningrad … Continue reading The Leningrad Trial of the “Hijackers”, 15-24 December 1970 (17.6)