No 20 : 2 July 1971

THE MOVEMENT TO DEFEND HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES

POLITICAL TRIALS (May-June 1971)

1. The Leningrad Trial – of those connected with the “aeroplane affair”

2. The Riga Trial of the Four

3. The Kishinyov Trial of the Nine

4. The Trial of Valery Kukui (Sverdlovsk)

5. The Trial of Reiza Palatnik (Odessa)

6. The Trial of Simas Kudirka (Vilnius)

7. The Trial of Anatoly Levitin-Krasnov

8. Trials in Tallinn (Vladimir Eikhwald)
and Sochi (Anatoly Rumyantsev and Valentina Volzhskaya)

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9. The movement of the Meskhetians
for a return to their homeland

10. Extra-judicial persecution

11. News in brief

12. Samizdat update

13. Obituary [Mykhaylo Soroka]

14. Addition [Silmale]

[Commentary No 20]

FOURTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION

First publication in English, Amnesty International, September 1971

CCE 19 & 20 : 30 April to 2 July 1971 (AI pdf)

No 21 : 11 September 1971 …