No 56 : 30 April 1980

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. The Exile of Andrei Sakharov  [46]

2. The Death of Vladimir Shelkov [55]

3. PERSECUTION OF THE MOSCOW HELSINKI GROUP [55]

– The Administrative Arrest of Tatyana Osipova
– The Trial of Malva Landa
– A search at the Home of Osipova and Ivan Kovalev  [58]
The Case of Victor Nekipelov

4. PERSECUTION OF THE WORKING COMMISSION [on psychiatric abuse]  [60]

– Search at the homes of Irina Grivnina and Alexander Podrabinek
– The Arrest of Vyacheslav Bakhmin
– The Administrative Arrest of F. Serebov  [62]
– The Arrest of Leonard Ternovsky

5. THE CASE OF THE JOURNAL “POISKI” (Searches)  [63]

– The Arrest of Grimm and Sokirko

6. The Arrest of Alexander Lavut  [65]

7. The Case of Tatyana Velikanova  [66]

[Photos, 66-73]

8. A Week of Prophylactic Chats in Moscow  [74]

9. The Arrest of Dmitry Dudko  [75]

10. Persecution of the Christian Committee  [77]

– The Arrest of Victor Kapitanchuk
– Interrogations of Shcheglov

11. Persecution of the Christian Seminar

– The Trial of Tatyana Shchipkova (Smolensk)
– The Trial of Victor Popkov and Vladimir Burtsev (Smolensk)  [78]
– Pre-Trial Investigation

12. TRIALS  [79]

– The Trial of Rollan Kadiyev
– The Trial of Boris Zubakhin
– The Trial of Igor Guberman
– The Trial of Mikhail Solovov

13. ARRESTS  [80]

– The Arrest of Georgy Fedotov
– The Arrest of Vazif Meilanov
– The Arrest of S. Kuzkin
– The Arrest of Iosif Dyadkin (Kalinin)

14. SEARCHES  [82]

– A Search of M. Zotov
Searches in Leningrad
– A Search of I.F. Danilyuk
– The Case of Victor Brailovsky
– A Search at the Home of Vladimir Kormer

15. EVENTS IN UKRAINE  [84]

Trials
– The Trial of Pyotr Rozumny
– The Trial of Mikhail Gorbal
– The Trial of Victor Goncharov
– The Trial of Yaroslav Lesiv

Arrests  [85]
– The Arrest of Nikolai Krainik
– The Arrest of A. Mikhailenko
– The Arrest of Olga Matusevich
– The Arrest of Ivan Sokulsky
– The Arrest of Vitaly Shevchenko
– The Arrest of 
Alexander Shevchenko.
– The Case of V. Kalinichenko
– After Release

Miscellaneous
Tokayuk is Beaten Up
– Persecution of the Sichko Family

16. EVENTS IN ARMENIA  [87]

Trials

– The Trial of Eduard Arutyunyan
– The Trial of  Sirvard Avakyan

Biographies: Rafael Oganyan  [90]

17. EVENTS IN ESTONIA  [91]

Arrests
– The Arrest of Juri Kukk
– The Arrest of Mart Niklus

Estonian Samizdat

18. EVENTS IN LITHUANIA  [92]

Persecution of the Lithuanian Helsinki Group

– The Arrest of Vytautas Skuodis
– The Case of Mecislovas Jurevicius
– A Search at the Home of Bronius Laurinavicius
– The Arrest of Algirdas Statkevicius

Arrests  [93]

– The Arrest of Povilas Peceliunas
– The arrest of  Anastazis Janulis
– The arrest of Povilas Buzas

Searches  [94]
Searches at the Homes of

Alexander Zarskus
Natalya Mandrit
Ona Sereikaite
Kazimieras Sabaliauskas

Interrogations and Chats

– A Chat with Algis Patackas
– An Interrogation of Vitalija Zvikaite

The Case of Terleckas

The Death of Father Virgilijus Jaugelis

Miscellaneous

– Dismissal of Danute Kersiute

Wreaths are Laid: Lithuanian Independence Day

19. PERSECUTION OF BELIEVERS  [95]

Catholics in Lithuania

– A Search at the Home of Father Antanas Grazulis
– Arrests and Searches on 17-18 April
– Documents of the Catholic Committee for the Defence of Believers’ Rights
– Miscellaneous

Baptists  [97]

– The trial of Valentin Naprienko
– The trial of A.F. Runov
– The trial of Nikolai Kinash

– Arrests in Elektrostal
– Arrests in Krasnodar [RSFSR]
– Arrests in Chernovtsy Region [Ukraine]
– Arrest of Printers of the ‘Christian’ Publishing House
– The arrest of Mikhail Khorev

Searches

– Miscellaneous

Pentecostalists  [99]

– Trials
– The Breaking-up of Prayer-meetings
– Miscellaneous

20. THE RIGHT TO LEAVE  [100]

– Jews  [102]
– Germans
– Baptists  [104]
– Pentecostalists
– Those who have have left
– Between Emigration and Prison  [106]

21. IN THE PRISONS AND CAMPS  [108]

– Chistopol Prison
– The Mordovian Camps
– The Perm Camps
– In other prisons and camps
– In Defence of Political Prisoners  [111]
– Releases

22. IN EXILE  [111]

– Releases

23. IN THE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS  [114]

– In Special Psychiatric Hospitals
– In Ordinary Hospitals
– Releases

24. AFTER RELEASE  [116]

25. Miscellaneous Reports  [116]

– From the Writers’ Union  [119]

26. LETTERS AND STATEMENTS  [121]

– Documents of the Moscow Helsinki Group

27. Samizdat update  [123]

28. Official Documents  [127]

29. Corrections and additions  [131]

[End notes and Bibliographical note, 131]

THIRTEENTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION

First publication in English, Amnesty International, November 1980

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

No 57 : 3 August 1980 …