No 48 : 14 March 1978

THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES

None of the reports in this issue have yet been digitised. Page numbers for the pdf version
(CCE 48, see below) are given next to the items in this Contents page

1. The expulsion of P.G. Grigorenko from the USSR [8]

2. Repressive measures against the Helsinki Groups

THE MOSCOW GROUP [9]

– Extension of Pre-Trial Detention
– The Ginzburg Case [10]
– The Orlov Case [12]
– The Shcharansky Case [13]

THE UKRAINIAN GROUP [15]

– Pressure on Mykola Rudenko
– The Arrest of Lev Lukyanenko [16]
– The Arrest of Pyotr Vins [18]

THE LITHUANIAN GROUP [19]

– The Petkus Case

THE GEORGIAN GROUP [20]

– The Case of Gamsakhurdia, Kostava and Rtskhiladze
– The Case of Grigory Goldshtein [221]

THE ARMENIAN GROUP [22]

– The Arrest of Robert Nazaryan
– The Trial of Shagen Arutyunyan [24]

 3. The Case of Pinkhos, Alexander and Kirill Podrabinek [24]

 4. Arrests, Searches, Interrogations [27]

5. The Trial of Anatoly Ivanov [28]

6. IN THE PRISONS AND CAMPS [30]

– A Meeting Before Execution
– MVD Directives on Conditions of Detention
– Vladimir Prison
– The Mordovian Camps [32]
– The Perm Camps [37]
– In Other Prisons and Camps [40]
-Letters and Statements by Political Prisoners [41]
– Releases [47]

7. In Exile [48]

8. IN THE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS [49]

– In Special Psychiatric Hospitals

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– Forcible Hospitalizations [56]
– The Release of Yury Belov [57]

9. After Release [58]

Mikhail Makarenko

10. PERSECUTION OF THE CRIMEAN TATARS [61]

 – Mustafa Dzhemilev at liberty
– Threats to Reshat Dzhemilev [62]
– In the Crimea [63]

 11. EVENTS IN LITHUANIA [66]

– The Trial of Genrikas Jaskunas
– Searches and Interrogations
The Chronicle of the Lithuanian Catholic Church
on the situation of Religious Believers [67]
– The Disturbances in Vilnius [68]

12. PERSECUTION OF BELIEVERS [69]

– Catholics in Moldavia
– Adventists [70]
– Pentecostalists [71]
– Baptists [73]

13. THE RIGHT TO LEAVE THE COUNTRY [75]

– The Case of Vadim Smogitel
– Germans [79]
– Jews [80]
– Pentecostalists [81]
– Those who have left [85]

 14. Extrajudicial Persecution [85]

 15. “Writer-Parasites” [88]

 16. In the Central House of Writers [89]

17. Miscellaneous Reports [91]

– Demonstrations [93]
– A Free Trade Union [94]

 18. In the Pages of the Soviet Press [95]

 19. Letters and Statements [97]

– Documents of the Moscow Helsinki group [100]

 20. Samizdat Update [100]

21. Addenda and Corrigenda [102]

[End notes, 103]

 ELEVENTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION

First publication in English, Amnesty International – July 1978

CCE 48 : 14 March 1978 (AI pdf)

No 49 : 14 May 1978 …