No 44 : 16 March 1977

THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES

Few of the reports in this issue have 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. A Chronological Summary

2. REPRISALS AGAINST THE HELSINKI GROUPS [55]

The Arrests of Alexander Ginzburg, Yury Orlov,
Nikolai Rudenko, Alexei Tikhy and Anatoly Shcharansky

(1) Searches at the homes of

Alexander Ginzburg
– Ludmila Alekseyeva
[56]
Lydia Voronina
– 
Yury Orlov

Interrogations, Shadowing and Protests [57]

(2) The Arrest of Alexander Ginzburg [57]

(3) The Arrest of Nikolai Rudenko (Kiev) and Alexei Tikhy (Donetsk Region) [60]

Search at the home of Oksana Ya. Meshko (Kiev) [60]

Search at the home of Yury Mnyukh [61]

(4) The arrest of Yury Orlov [61]

(5) Assistance with Departures [64]

The Arrest of Anatoly Shcharansky

3. THE ACTIVITIES OF THE HELSINKI GROUPS [65]

4. The Case of Amner Zavurov (Uzbekistan) [67]

5. Arrests, Searches, Interrogations [68]

The Arrest of Vasily Barladyanu

The Arrest of Iosif Begun

The persecution of Ilya Levin (and others) [69]

6. Concerning the Explosions in Moscow [71]

7. IN THE PRISONS AND CAMPS [73]

– Vladimir Prison
– The Mordovian Camps
– The Perm Camps
– In Other Camps
– Letters and Statements of Political Prisoners [76]
– In Defence of Political Prisoners
– Releases

8. A List of Political Prisoners in Vladimir Prison [81]

9. After Release

Kronid Lyubarsky

[photos, pdf 82-90]

Surveillance of Strokatova [90]

10. In Exile [91]

11. The Release of Vladimir Borisov [92]

12. Persecution of Believers [94]
– Adventists
– Pentecostalists

13. Events in Lithuania [96]
– The Lithuanian Helsinki Group
– From Chronicle of the Lithuanian Catholic Church No. 25

14. Persecution of Crimean Tatars [100]
– A Procurator Speaks

15. THE RIGHT TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY [105]

– Germans
– Pentecostalists
– Jews

16. A fire at Malva Landa’s apartment

17. News in Brief [108]
– Registration and Exchange
– Trial of Pyotr Naritsa [110]

18. Statements by Sakharov [111]

– Correspondence with Carter
– Six Interviews

19. Letters and Statements [116]
– In Defence of Ginzburg, Orlov, Rudenko and Tikhy

20. Addenda and Corrigenda [121]

[End notes and Bibliographical note, 179)

TENTH 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)

No 45 : 25 May 1977 …