15.6 Searches and Arrests of Jews wishing to emigrate to Israel

No 15 : 31 August 1970 [1] On 9 July two Georgian Jews, Venyamin Dzhanashvili and Abram Dzhandzhikhanashvili, were arrested in Tbilisi. For a long time they have been trying to obtain permission to emigrate to Israel. The pretext for the arrest was an incident on 26 January 1970 in the reception-room of the Georgian … Continue reading 15.6 Searches and Arrests of Jews wishing to emigrate to Israel

4.4 Concerning certain political prisoners sentenced for “betraying the Motherland”

No 4 : 31 October 1968 Article 13 of the Declaration of Human Rights states: Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state. Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country. In the concept of "Betrayal of the … Continue reading 4.4 Concerning certain political prisoners sentenced for “betraying the Motherland”