Prisoners: Unhappy Distinction

To call attention to the plight of 500,000 political prisoners in 60 countries, Amnesty International last week nominated its first "Prisoners of the Year." Those selected: Eleni Voulgari of Greece, who was sent to prison for ten years by the Greek junta for sheltering her Communist brother-in-law; Daniel Madzimbamuto of Rhodesia, an African nationalist leader who was imprisoned without trial four years ago; and Larisa Daniel of the Soviet Union, wife of imprisoned Russian author Yuli Daniel, who was sentenced herself in 1968 to four years of Siberian exile for demonstrating against the Soviet policy of "fraternal aid" to Czechoslovakia.


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