Katya Palatnik Gets Exit Visa

Katya Palatnik, the younger sister of Raiza Palatnik, who is serving a three-year sentence in a forced labor camp for alleged anti-Soviet activities has been granted an exit visa to go to Israel, it was reported here. The information came from the “Committee of 35.” an activist group, which appealed to the Soviet Embassy here for Miss Palatnik’s release on humanitarian grounds. Her sister was granted a visa after a five-day hunger strike in Moscow, a spokesman for the committee told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

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