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28 December 2021

Belarusian Culture In Sociopolitical Crisis: Final Edition

“The truth is always an actual step towards liberation.” Carlos Sherman  
21 December 2021

“I’ll Keep on On Doing What I Can As Long As I Have Any Strength Left.” Belarusian Culture In Sociopolitical Crisis: December 13 – 19, 2021

“I like Belarus so much that I am ready to go to prison here.” Ihar Bancer, former political prisoner, musician  
14 December 2021

“Evil destroys itself.” Belarusian Culture In Sociopolitical Crisis: December 6-12, 2021

“The will of the people to keep telling the truth is the most significant manifestation of power one can imagine.” Natalla Kalada    
7 December 2021

“It Is Important For Everything To Be There, To Be Alive, For The Belarusian Life To Flourish!” Belarusian Culture In Sociopolitical Crisis: November 29 – December 5, 2021

“I memorized poems [by Maksim Bahdanovič] at the age of 17, later I read them during excursions. I am moved by them even now, as I sit on the bunk reading a tattered volume of poems by Maksim Bahdanovič from 1968 with some pages torn off and look at the tower of Piščałaŭ Castle shining white in the sun.” Aleś Bialacki, a political prisoner, member of PEN Belarus, human rights activist and the head of the Maksim Bahdanovič Literary Museum in 1989-1998.    
30 November 2021

“We Keep On Writing.” Belarusian Culture In Sociopolitical Crisis: November 22-28, 2021

“I stand here with flowers in warmth and safety, but let me remind you that dozens of Belarusian writers, journalists, writers, essayists now face the terrible conditions of Belarusian prisons and our attention should be focused on them.” Speech by Jeva Viežnaviec, winner of the Jerzy Giedroyc Literary Award 2021
23 November 2021

“I Want To Live On My Land.” Belarusian Culture In Sociopolitical Crisis: November 15-21, 2021

“Our strength is in the truth, and the truth is in the word.”
16 November 2021

“Belarus is now a country of great hope.” Belarusian Culture In Sociopolitical Crisis: November 8-14, 2021

"We must use our authority, our voice, so that the world does not forget about us. Belarus is Europe as well, we must accept it and talk about it to the whole world." Alhierd Bacharevič
9 November 2021

“My Zest For Life Cannot Be Disrupted By Any Prison”. Belarusian Culture In Sociopolitical Crisis: November 1-7, 2021

"It is the duty of a creative person to be honest with the audience". Viktar Babaryka
2 November 2021

“I Plead Not Guilty!” Belarusian Culture In Sociopolitical Crisis: October 25-31, 2021

"There are no forces to suppress us all." Aleś Dudar  
26 October 2021

“We Are Words On The Lips Of All Political Prisoners.” Belarusian Culture In Sociopolitical Crisis: October 18-24, 2021

“Sooner or later, any bad times are over. Good times will come. Even in the worst situation you can find something good. If you are not in prison, that is already something positive. Although we have been suffering for a long time, it turns out that we have to suffer for a little longer before it’s over.” Zmicier Furmanaŭ