18.6 The Jewish Movement for Emigration to Israel

No 18 : 5 March 1971 On 5-6 January 1971 the Leningrad Military Tribunal heard the case of Vulf Zalmanson (b. 1939), a member of the armed forces, who was arrested together with the eleven persons already convicted in the “aeroplane” case [see CCE 17.6]. The trial was held in camera. The father and brother…

15.11 Samizdat update

No 15 : 31 August 1970 1. “An Open Letter to Mikis Theodorakis” from Roald Mukhamedyarov, a Moscow worker Pointing out the continuing repressions of a political nature in the USSR and instances of “the grossest violation of the most elementary human rights in our country”, the author urges Theodorakis to protest against the violation…