Chalidze, Valery Nikolayevich (1938 – 2018) — born Moscow, died USA. Deprived of Soviet citizenship while visiting USA in 1972. Publisher in USSR (Social Issues) and then in United States (Khronika Press) of human-rights related material. Founding member of Moscow Human Rights Committee.
Daniel, Yuly — born 1925 Moscow; died 1988 Moscow. Poet and prose writer. Convicted in 1966 with Andrei Sinyavsky.
Ginzburg, Alexander — born 1936 Moscow; died Paris 2002 (France). Emigrated to France.
Gorbanevskaya, Natalya Yevgenievna — born 1936 Moscow; died 2013 Paris (France). Poet and translator from Polish. First editor-compiler of Chronicle, issues 1-9. Emigrated to France in 1975. In 2005 she became a citizen of Poland.
Grigorenko, Pyotr [Petr] Grigorievich — born 1907 Zaporozhe (Ukraine); died 1987 New York. Major-general.
Kallistratova, Sofia – born 1907 Kursk; died 1989 Moscow. Lawyer. Defended Yakhimovich, Gorbanevskaya and ?Dzhemilev.
Kaminskaya, Dina Isaakovna – born 1919 Yekaterinoslav; died 2006 USA. At trials between 1968 and 1971 Kaminskaya defended Yury Galanskov and Alexander Ginzburg, Larisa Bogoraz and Pavel Litvinov, and Mustafa Dzhemilev and Ilya Gabai. She and her husband Konstantin Simis emigrated to the USA in 1977.
Khodorovich, Tatyana – Linguist. Member of Action Group for Human Rights in USSR. Emigrated to France.
Kostyorin [Kosterin], Alexei Yevgrafovich – born 1896 Saratov; died Moscow 1968. Writer. Left Party in 1968 after Czechoslovakia.
Kovalyov [Kovalev], Sergei Adamovich – born 1930, Seredyna-Buda (Ukraine). Biologist. Member of Action Group for Human Rights in USSR. Editor-compiler of Chronicle. Sentenced to five years in the camps in 1975.
Krasin, Victor – born 1929. Economist. Member of Action Group for Human Rights in USSR. Emigrated to the USA.
Lavut, Alexander Pavlovich – born 1929 Moscow; died 2013 Moscow. Mathematician. Imprisoned 1980-1986. Editor-compiler of Chronicle. Member of Action Group for Human Rights in USSR.
Levitin-Krasnov, Anatoly Emmanuilovich – born 1915 Baku; died 1991 Lucerne (Switzerland). Religious writer. Member of Action Group for Human Rights in USSR.
Podrabinek, Alexander Pinkhosovich – born 1953. Medical auxiliary. Contributing editor of CCE (psychiatric abuse). Journalist and commentator.
Podyapolsky, Grigory – born 1926 Tashkent; died 1976 Saratov . Member of Action Group for Human Rights in USSR.
Sakharov, Andrei Dmitrievich – born 1921 Moscow; died 1989 Moscow.
Shikhanovich, Yury Alexandrovich – born 1933 Moscow; died 2011 Moscow.