No 53 : 1 August 1979

THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES

None of the reports in this issue have been digitised. Page numbers for the pdf version
(CCE No 53, see below) are given next to the items in this Contents page

1. POLITICAL RELEASES [8]

– Pardons
– An Exchange
– The Departure of Alexander Ginzburg‘s Family [10]

2. TRIALS [11]

 The Trial of Mustafa Dzhemilev

Trials of Seventh-Day Adventists [13]
– The Case of Shelkov
– The Case of Lepshin
– The Case of Spalin
– The Case of Furlet and Maslov
– The End of the Pyotr Raksha Case [19]
– A Case about Bribery

The Trial of Baptist Ya.G. Skornyakov [20]

The Trial of Iosif Zisels (Chernovtsy) [21]

The Trials of Arkady Tsurkov and Alexander Skobov (Leningrad) [24]
The Trial of Valeria Makeyeva (Moscow) [27]
The Trial of Victor Monblanov (Kiev)
– The Trial of Vladimir Skvirsky (Moscow) [28]
– The Trial of Eduard Kuleshov (Roston-on-Don) [29]
– The Trial of Lev Volokhonsky (Leningrad) [32]
– The Trial of Vladislav Bebko (Kuibyshev) [34]
– The Trial of Mikhail Kukobaka (Mogilyov) [35]
– The Trial of ?Mark Morozov (Moscow) [37]

3. ARRESTS, SEARCHES, INTERROGATIONS [39]

– Case No. 46012
– The Case of the Journal Poiski (Searches)

4. EVENTS IN UKRAINE [43]

– The Arrest of Alexander Berdnik
– The Suicide of Mikhail Melnik
– The Arrest of Taras Melnichuk
– The Arrest of Yury Badzyo
– The Death of Vladimir Ivasyuk
– The Arrest of Pyotr and Vasily Sichko
– The Arrest of Monakov
– Exiles on Holiday

5. The Arrest of Eduard Arutyunyan (Yerevan) [49]

6. IN THE PRISONS AND CAMPS

– Chistopol Prison
– The Mordovian Camps
[Photos, 51-57]
– The Perm Camps
– In Other Camps [63]
– In Defence of Political Prisoners
– Releases

7. In Exile [65]

8. IN THE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS [67]
– In Special Psychiatric Hospitals
– In Ordinary Hospitals
– Releases

8. PERSECUTION OF CRIMEAN TATARS [70]

– The Expulsion of Delegates from Moscow
– Arrests, Searches, Interrogations
– The Arrest of Reshat Dzhemilev [74]
– Deportations from the Crimea
– Trials in the Crimea
– The Trial of Seidamet Memetov
– The Trial of Gulizar Yunusova
– The Trial of L. Bekirov, I. Usta, S. Khyrkhara and Ya. Beitullayev [77]
– The Trial of Eldar Shabanov

9. EVENTS IN LITHUANIA [79]

10. PERSECUTION OF BELIEVERS [81]

– Orthodox Christians
– Adventists
– Pentecostalists
– Baptists
– Catholics in Moldavia

11. THE RIGHT TO LEAVE [86]

– Jews
– Germans
– Pentecostalists
– A Journey to Visit Friends,
– Those who Have Left (A. Mokk, I. Garpinyuk, G. Vibe)

12. Defending the Rights of the Disabled [93]

13. Extrajudicial Persecution [94]

14. A Labour Conflict [95]

15. MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS [96]

– Beatings-up in the Ukraine
– The Alexei Khavin Case (Leningrad) [98]
– The Arts Festival Which did not Take Place

16. Letters and Statements [103]
– Documents of the Moscow Helsinki Group

17. Samizdat Update [106]
– Lithuanian Samizdat

18. Corrections and Additions [109]
– The case of  Pyotr Ruban

[End notes and Bibliographical Note, 112]

TWELFTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION

First publication in English, Amnesty International, March 1980

CCE 53 : 1 August 1979 (AI pdf)

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