The trial of Galanskov, Ginzburg, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova: 8-12 January 1968 (1.1)

<< No 1 : 30 April 1968 >> On 10 December 1968 it will be twenty years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration of Human Rights. "Human Rights Year" began all over the world on 10 December 1967. On 11 December 1967 the trial of Yury GALANSKOV, Alexander GINZBURG, Alexei DOBROVOLSKY and … Continue reading The trial of Galanskov, Ginzburg, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova: 8-12 January 1968 (1.1)

The Arrest of Alexander Ginzburg, 3 February 1977 (44.2.2)

<< No 44 : 16 March 1977 >> On 2 February 1977 an article, “Liars and Pharisees”, was published in the weekly Literaturnaya gazeta under the signature of A. Petrov (Agatov). Its appearance aroused serious concern for the fate of Alexander GINZBURG and Yury ORLOV. The same day a press conference was called at Ginzburg’s … Continue reading The Arrest of Alexander Ginzburg, 3 February 1977 (44.2.2)

The Hunger Strike in Vladimir Prison, December 1970 (18.2)

«No 18 : 5 March 1971» The main demands of the inmates of Vladimir Prison who held a hunger strike in December 1970, timed to coincide with Constitution Day and Human Rights Day, were as follows: an improvement in the conditions in which female prisoners are held; an improvement in medical care – the doctor … Continue reading The Hunger Strike in Vladimir Prison, December 1970 (18.2)

1.3 Repressive measures in response to protests about trial

<< No 1 : 30 April 1968 >> The unprecedented extent of the movement of protest about the trial of Galanskov, Ginzburg, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova provoked a series of repressive measures. 1 At the beginning of February 1968 Mrs L.I. Ginzburg, Irina Zholkovskaya ([respectively, mother and fiancee of Alexander Ginzburg) and Olga Timofeyeva (Galanskov's wife) … Continue reading 1.3 Repressive measures in response to protests about trial