Balys Gajauskas

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Balys Gajauskas (born 24 February 1926) is a Lithuanian politician. In 1990 he was among those who signed the Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania. In 1978 he became a prisoner of conscience after being sentenced for "anti-Soviet agitation and propaganda" by the Supreme Court of the Lithuanian SSR. Before that he had served a 25-year sentence for having participated in the Lithuanian anti-Soviet resistance, being released in 1973.[1]

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  1. ^ Prisoners of Conscience in the USSR (published by Amnesty International, 1980, p.14
This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Lithuanian Wikipedia.