Book Smuggled out of Labor Camp Says Daniel Admired for Courage in Face of Provocations

A book smuggled out of a Soviet labor camp says that the Soviet-Jewish writer, Yuri Daniel, has won the admiration of his fellow inmates for the way he faced “repeated provocation by camp authorities with outstanding courage.” Mr. Daniel was imprisoned for writing articles critical of the Soviet regime. According to the smuggled book titled “My Testimony” by Anatoly Marchenko, an engineer who served a six-year term and was re-arrested last year. Mr. Daniel is a special target of hostility by the camp authorities but is standing up well despite physical handicaps stemming from wounds he suffered during World War II.

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