No 43 : 31 December 1976

THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES

Many of the reports in this issue have not yet been digitised. Page numbers for the pdf version
(CCE Nos 43-45, see below) are given next to the other items in this Contents page

1. The Release of Vladimir Bukovsky
– “A Victory for the Forces of Reason and Humanity”

2. TRADITIONAL DAYS OF PROTEST

– 30 October, Political Prisoners’ Day;
– 5 December, Soviet Constitution Day;
– 10 December, Human Rights Day

3. IN THE PRISONS AND CAMPS

– Vladimir Prison
– In the Camps
– Concerning Mustafa Dzhemilev

4. The Trial of Pavel Bashkirov

5. The Trial of Julia Voznesenskaya [Okulova]

6. THE HELSINKI GROUPS

7. ARRESTS, SEARCHES, INTERROGATIONS [24]
– The Release of Mart Niklus

8. The Psychiatric Arrest of Vladimir Borisov [27]

9. IN THE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS

10. The Release of Pyotr Starchik [29]

11. Persecution of Participants in a Religious Seminar

12. EVENTS IN LITHUANIA

13. PERSECUTION OF THE CRIMEAN TATARS

14. THE JEWISH MOVEMENT [35]

– The Struggle for Emigration
– The Case of Ass and Chernobylsky [37]
– Jewish Seminars, A Jewish Cultural Symposium

15. The Right to Leave the Country [38]
– In Defence of Zosimov

16. Extrajudicial Persecution [41]
– Problems of Linguistics

17. News in Brief [44]
– Dirt by Post

18. Samizdat Update [46]

19. Letters and Statements [48]

20. Letters to the Chronicle [51]

21. Addenda and Corrigenda [52]

[Commentary No 43]

[End notes and Bibliographical note, 179)

NINTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION

First publication in English, Amnesty International January 1979

CCE 43-45 : 31 December 1976, 16 March and 25 May 1977 (AI pdf)

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