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)

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

1.2 Protests about the trial [Dec 1967 to March 1968]

<< No 1 : 30 April 1968 >> The Moscow trial of Galanskov, Ginzburg, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova provoked a widespread response among the Soviet public. The first of these was an appeal, written while the trial was still in progress by Larissa Bogoraz and Pavel Litvinov, and addressed "To World Public Opinion". it described the … Continue reading 1.2 Protests about the trial [Dec 1967 to March 1968]