Banned books

Literature included in the ‘extremist materials’ list in Belarus No. / Title of the book or work / Court ...
Recommendations and best practices prepared by cultural organisations. April, 2024
PEN Belarus prepared these recommendations With the assistance of: International Union of Belarusian Writers  Civic C...
Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (15-31 March 2024)
As of 31 March 2024, at least 158 cultural figures, including not less than 36 People of the Word, were behind bars. ...
Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (1-15 March 2024)
As of 15 March 2024, at least 165 cultural figures, including not less than 36 People of the Word, were behind bars. ...
Monitoring of violations of cultural rights and human rights of cultural figures. Belarus, 2023
“And this abrupt downfall: today you are normal, respected, a role model,  you are praised and given a diploma....

Białoruska Nagroda im. Jerzego Giedroycia już wkrótce 25.11.2023

Białoruska Nagroda im. Jerzego Giedroycia to największa niezależna białoruska premia literacka, przyznawana od 2012 r...
PEN Belarus presents its latest research at the International Congress of Belarusian Studies
The International Congress of Belarusian Studies took place on September 22-24 in Gdansk. One of the most important o...
The cultural sector in Belarus in 2022 – 2023. Repressions. Trends
About the study How the situation in the cultural sector has changed in 2022-2023 in general and by fields Reasons fo...