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23 May 2022

Sviatłana Aleksijevič signed the Appeal to Humanity

Slovene PEN, Institute for Development of Inclusive Society, and the platform Women for Peace and Security Slovenia based on our discussions on humanity that took place in February, March, and April this year, suggest to the 54th PEN Writers for Peace Meeting the following
14 May 2022

Seven people recognized as political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community
13 May 2022

Arrested representatives of independent trade unions recognized as political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community
13 May 2022

Take action for Uladzimir Mackievič on his birthday

Prominent Belarusian philosopher Uladzimir Mackievič turns 66 on Saturday 14 May. He has been held in pre-trial detention in Minsk since 4 August 2021 and faces up to three years in prison for public order offences. A date for his trial hearing has yet to be set.
12 May 2022

Intex-press journalist Yuryi Hantsarevich recognized political prisoner

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community
6 May 2022

Thirty more political prisoners in Belarus

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community
4 May 2022

Newsletter of PEN Ukraine (May 3)

Russia carries out airstrikes on Kyiv during a visit of the UN Secretary-General, killing a producer of RFE/RL’s Kyiv bureau Vira Hyrych. Every day Russia is killing Ukrainian children, men and women, shelling residential buildings, destroying infrastructure and cultural heritage, bombing warehouses with food and fuel, provoking a global humanitarian and ecological crisis.