Poland : Dissidents in Poland (FCO28-004922).

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Abingdon, England : Taylor and Francis, 2020.
  • London : Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1982.
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). ; FCO28-004922. [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). ; FCO28-004922
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 in Poland. Subjects discussed in the file include the arrest and trial of dissidents in Poland under martial law -- the trial of leaders of the Polish opposition groups, the Confederation of Independent Poland, and the Workers' Defence Committee -- the detainment of academics within Poland -- conditions at internment camps in Poland -- the release of political prisoners by the Polish government -- and protests against martial law in Poland. Other subjects discussed in the file include hunger strikes carried out by interned members of the Polish Solidarity movement -- industrial accidents in Poland -- the British response to human rights violations in Poland -- Polish documentation procedures for consignments of humanitarian aid -- Polish criticism of Western interference -- and the case of Roger Noël, a Belgian citizen arrested for attempting to smuggle a radio transmitter into Poland. Documents in the file include British Foreign Office reports on dissident activity in Poland.
Notes
  • File date: 1982.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 2015.
  • Title from Cold War Eastern Europe Module IV.
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