Cultural rights

Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (15-31 May 2024)

As of 31 May 2024, at least 158 cultural figures, including not less than 38 People of the Word, were behind bars. Th...

Banned books

Literature included in the ‘extremist materials’ list in Belarus No. / Title of the book or work / Court ...

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

As of 15 May 2024, at least 156 cultural figures, including not less than 37 People of the Word, were behind bars. A ...

Monitoring of violations of cultural rights and human rights of cultural figures. Belarus, January – March 2024

This report collates information collected by the PEN Belarus’ monitoring group in January – March 2024 from op...

Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (15-30 April 2024)

As of 30 April 2024, at least 156 cultural figures, including not less than 37 People of the Word, were behind bars. ...

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

As of 15 April 2024, at least 155 cultural figures, including not less than 36 People of the Word, were behind bars. ...

Recommendations and best practices prepared by cultural organisations. April, 2024

[Беларуская версія] [Wersja polska] PEN Belarus prepared these recommendations With the assistance of: International ...

Rekomendacje i najlepsze praktyki przygotowane przez organizacje kulturalne. Kwiecień 2024

[Беларуская версія] [English version] PEN Belarus przygotował niniejsze rekomendacje We współpracy z: Międzynarodowym...

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....

Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (15-29 February 2024)

As of 29 February 2024, at least 161 cultural figures, including not less than 36 People of the Word, were behind bar...