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I heard the Lithuanian term for "prisoner of conscience" for the first time as a student at a Lithuanian high school in then West Germany. Around the same time, in 1984, I learned about the story of Father Alfonsas Svarinskas, then serving a prison term in Perm Oblast, deep inside Russia.
Darius Sužiedėlis
Darius Sužiedėlis
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