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)