Silent witnesses

33 years old




Zbigniew Simoniuk, 33 years old 

An activist of the Białystok Committee for the Protection of Persons Imprisoned for Their Beliefs. In January 1981 he was set on fire in unexplained circumstances; he went missing in April. After a few days he was found exhausted, with numerous injuries. In December 1981 he was interned; he was arrested in October 1982 and sentenced to a term of imprisonment of two years. According to the official version, on January 8, 1983 he committed suicide in the prison in Białystok.

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