Cultural rights

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

As of 15 February 2024, at least 159 cultural figures, including not less than 36 People of the Word, were behind bar...

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

As of 31 January 2024, at least 158 cultural figures, including not less than 35 People of the Word, were behind bars...

Overview of language rights violations in Belarus during the second half of 2023

The association “International Union of Belarusian Writers” continues to monitor the state of the Belarus...

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

As of 15 January 2024, at least 153 cultural figures, including not less than 34 People of the Word, were behind bars...

Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (15-31 December 2023)

As of 31 December 2023, at least 152 cultural figures, including not less than 32 People of the Word, were behind bar...

Russification in the cultural sphere of Belarus 2022-2023

Нагодай для напісання гэтага матэрыялу стала тэма росту прысутнасці ў Беларусі «рускага свету» ў цэлым і прадукту рус...

Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (1-15 December 2023)

As of 15 December 2023, at least 148 cultural figures, including not less than 32 People of the Word, were behind bar...

Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (15-30 November 2023)

As of 30 November 2023, at least 146 cultural figures, including not less than 32 People of the Word, were behind bar...

Banned books

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

Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (1-14 November 2023)

As of 14 November 2023, at least 146 cultural figures, including not less than 32 People of the Word, were behind bar...

Monitoring violations of cultural rights and human rights of cultural figures 2023

Belarus, January – September 2023 Since October 2019, PEN Belarus has systematically documented the violations of cul...

Chronicle of human rights violations in the sphere of culture (15-31 October 2023)

As of 31 October 2023, at least 124 cultural figures, including not less than 32 People of the Word, were behind bars...