Conference on Security and Co-Operation in Europe (CSCE) : dissidents (FCO28-004661).

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Abingdon, England : Taylor and Francis, 2020.
  • London : Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1981.
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). ; FCO28-004661. [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). ; FCO28-004661
Data source
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1947-1982
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1976-1982: Module 4
  • History Commons
Summary note
A file of documents concerning dissidents. Subjects discussed in the file include the imprisonment of nationalist dissidents in Yugoslavia -- religious persecution in Czechoslovakia, Romania, and the Soviet Union -- the trial of members of the Confederation of Independent Poland -- the Polish Solidarity movement's response to dissidents -- anti-state publications produced by Solidarity -- the activities of Charter 77 in Czechoslovakia -- the establishment of a Free Trade Union in Romania -- and the use of psychiatry against dissidents in Romania. Other subjects discussed in the file include K.G.B. activity against Soviet dissidents -- the repression of Helsinki Final Act monitoring groups in the Soviet Union -- Jewish, Armenian, and German emigration from the Soviet Union -- a hunger strike undertaken by the Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov in order to secure an exit visa for his step-daughter-in-law -- and the Western response to the Soviet treatment of Sakharov. Documents in the file include a European Economic Community statement on Sakharov.
Notes
  • File date: 1981.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 2014.
  • Title from Cold War Eastern Europe Module IV.
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