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

In the Psychiatric Hospitals: December 1977 to February 1978 (48.12)

<<No 48 : 14 March 1978>> This section has been compiled, in the main, from materials in the Information Bulletins of the Working Commission to Investigate the Use of Psychiatry for Political Purposes: Nos. 5 (15 December 1977),  6 (1 February 1978) and 7 (24 February 1978). On the cover of Bulletin No. 5, as … Continue reading In the Psychiatric Hospitals: December 1977 to February 1978 (48.12)

The Case of the Podrabineks, December 1977 to February 1978 (48.7)

<<No 48 : 14 March 1978>> On 1 December 1977, the brothers Alexander and Kirill Podrabinek (CCE 47) and their father Pinkhos Abramovich PODRABINEK were summoned for a “chat” by Yu.S. Belov, chief of a department at the Moscow City and Regional KGB. Alexander refused to appear. “On behalf of the Committee for State Security” … Continue reading The Case of the Podrabineks, December 1977 to February 1978 (48.7)

The Trial of Alexander Podrabinek, 15 August 1978 (50.7)

<<No. 50 : November 1978>> This section has been compiled largely from the Information Bulletin of the Working Commission to Investigate the Use of Psychiatry for Political Purposes, Nos. 9 (9 June 1978), 10 (10 August) and 11, a special edition about the trial.[note 1] Arrest and Investigation Alexander Podrabinek was arrested at the flat … Continue reading The Trial of Alexander Podrabinek, 15 August 1978 (50.7)

Chronology: Dec. 1976 to March 1977 (44.1)

<<No 44 : 16 March 1977>>  December 197618Exchange of Vladimir Bukovsky and Luis Corvalan24Searches among members of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group25Psychiatric arrest of Vladimir Borisov (Leningrad) January 19774Searches among members of Moscow Helsinki Group TASS announcement of link between Helsinki Group and NTS5Creation of the Working Commission to Investigate the Use of Psychiatry for Political Purposes Yury Mnyukh … Continue reading Chronology: Dec. 1976 to March 1977 (44.1)