Yosyf Zisels

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Yosyf Zisels, also Josef Zissels (born 2 December 1946 in Tashkent) is a human rights activist and Ukrainian dissident.[1]

He was a member of the Ukrainian Helsinki group (UHG), involved in the samizdat movement, human rights activist, prominent activist in the Jewish movement in Ukraine, and a political prisoner.


  1. ^ Verba, Lesya; Bohdan Yasen (1980). The human rights movement in Ukraine: documents of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group, 1976-1980. Helsinki Guarantees for Ukraine Committee. Smoloskyp Publishers. p. 265. ISBN 0-914834-44-4.