RUSSIA: Three Who Went to Moscow

At the very time Nikita Khrushchev was slapping black backs at the U.N. and telling Africa's delegates that the Soviet Union is their world's best friend, three African students decided to tell the world how they had been treated in the Soviet Union. In an open letter to the heads of all African governments, the three youths—all medical students—charged last week that they had been victims of "constant discrimination, threats, restrictions of our freedom, and even brutality," while they studied at Moscow University.

Nigeria's Theophilus Okonkwo, Uganda's Andrew Amar and Togo's Michel Ayih were among the first 1,000 students to...

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