21.9 Religious Persecution

No 21 : 11 September 1971 [1] Lithuania PRIENAI. On 26 August Juozas Zdebskis, vicar of the Roman-Catholic church in Prienai, was arrested by officers of the Lithuanian Procuracy. J. Zdebskis is a popular figure among believers, and is well-known and respected by the Lithuanian intelligentsia [see CCE 18.10, item 18]. He had been teaching…

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…

15.8 Inmates of the Women’s Political Camp ZhKh 385/3

No 15 : 31 August 1970 Mordovia camp complex, ZhKh 385/3 1. Zaritskaya, Yekaterina Mironovna Born 1914 in the town of Kolomyya [Ivano-Frankovsk Region] in the family of a school teacher. Graduated from Lvov’s Lysenko Musical Institute and the Lvov Polytechnic Institute. Arrested in 1934 for taking part in the assassination of the Polish minister…

17.15 Those arrested in 1970 (Supplement part 2)

No 17 : 31 December 1971 January 1971 Supplement to Chronicle No 17 PART TWO THOSE PEOPLE ARRESTED, OR ARRESTED AND TRIED IN 1970 For the information on individuals (see Part 1, 17.14) 1. RUSSIAN SOVIET FEDERATED SOCIALIST REPUBLIC MOSCOW 1. Andrei Alexeyevich AMALRIK, b. 1938, commentator. Arrested 21 May; Article 190-1; three years hard…