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K. Burzhuademov

dissident

K. Burzhuademov, USSR Dissident.

Background

Burzhuademov, K. was born in 1939.

Career

Early involvement in the human rights movement. Expelled from the Komsomol, 1961. Witness at the trial of P. Iakir, 1973.

Sentenced to 6 months in the camps for noncooperation with the authorities. Protested against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan in a letter to Brezhnev, 1980. Arrested, 1980. Sentenced to 3 years, but released on parole.