Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (1-15 July 2024)

As of 15 July 2024, at least 163 cultural figures, including not less than 38 People of the Word, were behind bars. M...
4 years of repression in Belarus in general and in the cultural sector: 2020 – June 2024
(2020–2023) Detained and released without a record Good that it’s only for three days, but no fine Good that there we...
Protest against the persecution of the Freedom Day celebration participants
PEN Belarus protests and draws the international community’s attention to a new direction of repression against...
Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (15-30 June 2024)
As of 30 June 2024, at least 164 cultural figures, including not less than 39 People of the Word, were behind bars. W...
Banned books
Literature included in the ‘extremist materials’ list in Belarus No. / Title of the book or work / Court ...

Prints featuring Aleś Bialacki and Maksim Znak

May 21 – Day of Political Prisoners in Belarus. On this day three years ago, political prisoner and activist Vitold A...
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...