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Poc Zunshain, Wife to Go to Israel

Prisoner of Conscience Zakhar Zunshain has completed his three-year term in a Siberian labor camp and will leave for Israel with his wife on March 19, the Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry (SSSJ) reported Thursday.

Zunshain was arrested in 1984 for demonstrating in Moscow and was sentenced to three years for “anti-Soviet slander.” SSSJ spokesman Glenn Richter said Zunshain endured extreme physical abuse in prison.

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