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22 October 2021

Virtual UN Event on the Assault on Freedom of Expression and Human Rights in Belarus

Please join us to discuss the situation in Belarus, specifically with cultural rights violations, as a follow up to the latest PEN Belarus report and in anticipation to the upcoming report by the UN SR on Belarus. Sarah Rainsford will moderate. Let's keep Belarus on the international agenda!
19 October 2021

“Over The Ashes Of Defeat There Is A Victory!..” Belarusian Culture In Sociopolitical Crisis: October 11-17, 2021

"What we are doing today, will be the future for those who will want to discover a real Belarus." Siarhiej Budkin  
15 October 2021

Human rights defenders call to release 8 convicts in defamation trials

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community
13 October 2021

6 more protesters listed as political prisoners

Joint statement by the Belarusian human rights community
12 October 2021

Siarhei Krupenich and Anastasiya Krupenich-Kandratsiyeva are political prisoners

Joint statement by representatives of the Belarusian human rights community
12 October 2021
7 October 2021

Joint statement of Belarusian human rights organizations on violations of freedom of association and pressure on human rights organizations

Over the past year, Belarusian civil society organizations have been under constant pressure and judicial persecution. This includes smear campaigns in the government-controlled media, criminal cases against civil society activists, numerous audits, police raids, detentions, and forced liquidations.
6 October 2021

Human rights defenders call to release 73 people detained in Zeltser case

Statement by the human rights community of Belarus
6 October 2021

RESOLUTION ON BELARUS

Assembly of Delegates of PEN International, meeting virtually at its 87th World Congress, 20 to 25 September 2021
5 October 2021

Human rights groups insist on retrials and release of six more convicts

Joint statement of the Belarusian human rights community