23.4 Renewal of Fainberg and Borisov’s Hunger-Strike

No 23 : 5 January 1972 Victor Fainberg and Vladimir Borisov, who are in the Leningrad Special Psychiatric Hospital, declared a new hunger-strike on 26 December 1971 (on their previous hunger-strike see CCE 19.3 and CCE 22.8 [item 14]). Between 20 and 26 December 1971 Fainberg appealed to the USSR Minister of Health, Academician Petrovsky,…

11.12 Repressive acts against the Action Group for Human Rights

No 11 : 31 December 1969 Repressive acts against Members of the Action Group and those who supported Appeals to the United Nations (May to December 1969) Members of the Action Group: G. Altunyan, engineer from Kharkov, sentenced to three years in a labour camp under Article 190-1. V. Borisov, worker from Leningrad, arrested under…