Romania : Dissidents in Romania (FCO28-003807).

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Abingdon, England : Taylor and Francis, 2020.
  • London : Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1979.
Description
1 online resource : colour text file, PDF

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Subject(s)
Series
  • Northern Department and East European and Soviet Department (and succeeding departments): Registered Files (N, EN and ES Series). ; FCO28-003807. [More in this series]
  • Cold War Eastern Europe. [More in this series]
  • FCO28: Foreign Office and Foreign and Commonwealth Office: Northern Department and East European and Soviet Department (and succeeding departments): Registered Files (N, EN and ES Series). ; FCO28-003807
Data source
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1947-1982
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1976-1982: Module 4
  • History Commons
Summary note
A file containing documents relating to dissidence in Romania. Subjects covered in the file include coal miners sent to labour camps after staging strikes -- a campaign against Hungarian-language schools and churches -- and the abuse of psychiatry for political purposes, directed against ethnic and religious minorities. Other subjects discussed in the file include the involvement of Amnesty International in the cases of many Romanian detainees -- the detention of members of the Place of publication not identifiedO.M.R. free trade union -- calls on the British government to intervene on behalf of Romanian citizens -- and a campaign by the Romanian government's Department of Cults against supporters of the Christian Committee for the Defence of Religious Freedom and Conscience. Documents in the file include Amnesty International reports on ethnic Hungarian prisoners of conscience, on the political abuse of psychiatry, on the imprisonment of "neo-Protestant" believers, on the legal basis for imprisonment in Romania, and on conditions in a notorious detention centre.
Notes
  • File date: 1979.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 2009.
  • Title from Cold War Eastern Europe Module IV.
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