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Mart Olav Niklus papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: IHRC3585
Abstract Collection consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence and pamphlets. Extensive collection of writings about and by Niklus. Correspondence with Juhan Simonson of the Estonian American National Council. Letters of support by U.S. President, senators, and congressmen. Mart Niklus graduate of Tartu Univ (biology) 1957 Human rights dissident. Jailed as a political prisoner during the Soviet regime 1958-66, 1976, 1980-88, member of Amnesty International, Estonian Wildlife Fund and also served...
Dates: 1950-1990

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