No 55 : 31 December 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 Nos 55 & 56, see below) are given next to the items in this Contents page

1. TRIALS

– The Trial of Vasily Streltsov (Ivano-Frankovsk Region)  [9]
– The Trial in Lvov of Pyotr and Vasily Sichko
– The Trial of Yury Litvin (Kiev Region)  [10]
– The Trial of Alexander Berdnik (Kiev Region)
– The Trial in Kiev of Yury Badze [previously transliterated Badzyo]
– The Trial of Reshat Dzhemilev (Tashkent)  [11]
– The Leningrad Trial of Alexei Stasevich, Vladimir Mikhailov and Alevtina Kochneva

2. ARRESTS, SEARCHES, and INTERROGATIONS  [12]

– The Case of Tatyana Velikanova
– The Case of Gleb Yakunin  [13]
– The Case of the Journal Poiski (Searches)  [14]
(The Arrest of Valery Abramkin)
– The Case of the Journal Obshchina (Community)  [16]
– The Arrest of Yaroslav Lesiv
– The Arrest of Victor Ryzhov-Davydov
– The Arrest of Rollan Kadiyev  [18]
– The Arrest of Vitaly Kalinichenko
– A Search at the Home of Vera Lisovaya
– The Arrest of Victor Nekipelov
– The Arrest of Mikhail Solovov
– A Search at the Home of Mart Niklus
– The Arrest of Lev Regelson

3. IN THE PRISONS AND CAMPS  [20]

– Chistopol Prison
– The Mordovian Camps
– The Perm Camps
– In other prisons and camps
– In Defence of Political Prisoners  [22]
– Releases

4. In Exile (Releases)  [23]

5. After Release  [25]

6. Events in Lithuania
– Searches in Vilnius
– The Arrest of Sasnauskas

7. PERSECUTION OF BELIEVERS  [26]

– Orthodox Christians
– Adventists
– Baptists
– Trials, Arrests, Searches
– Breaking-up of Prayer-meetings
– Confiscation of Houses
– Dismissals from Work
– School and Religion  [28]
– The Family and Religion
– Pentecostalists
– The Breaking-up of Weddings
– School and Religion
– Fines
– Catholics in Moldavia

8. THE RIGHT TO LEAVE  [30]

– Jews  [32]
– Germans
– Pentecostalists : The Arrest of N. P. Goretoi  [34]
– The Trial of I. Korchnoi
– Those who have have left

9. Miscellaneous Reports  [37]
– Human Rights Day in Moscow, 10 December
– Beatings-up in the Ukraine  [39]

10. Letters and Statements  [41]
– Documents of the Moscow Helsinki Group

11. Samizdat update  [44]
– Lithuanian Samizdat

12. Corrections and additions  [45]

[End notes and Bibliographical note, 131]

TWELFTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION

First publication in English, Amnesty International, November 1980

CCE 55 & 56 : 31 December 1979 & 30 April 1980 (AI pdf)

No 56 : 30 April 1980 …