Romania : Dissidence in Romania (FCO28-003412).

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • Abingdon, England : Taylor and Francis, 2020.
  • London : Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 1978.
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). ; FCO28-003412. [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). ; FCO28-003412
Data source
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1947-1982
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1976-1982: Module 4
  • History Commons
Summary note
A file of correspondence and reports concerning dissidence in Romania. The documents include Amnesty International reports on human rights in Romania, highlighting political dissent, the treatment of minorities, the treatment of striking miners, religious persecution, the use of labour camps, and the misuse of psychiatry -- and details of a visit to London by a Romanian dissident, Paul Goma, who has sought to highlight the crimes of the Romanian regime. The file also includes details of an open letter to the Romanian president, Nicolae Ceaușescu, written by a dissident, Victor Frunză, highlighting the mistreatment of striking miners and criticising Ceaușescu's policies.
Notes
  • File date: 1978.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 2008.
  • Title from Cold War Eastern Europe Module IV.
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