19 January 2021

I’ll Keep the Right to Remain Myself – Issue 15: What is Happening in Belarusian Culture during the Social and Political Crisis

“Prison bars only prepare us for the life without them”, we repeat the words of Andrej Chadanovič, in our minds and aloud, like a mantra, because the repression continues. And so is our fight.  
18 January 2021


Author Margaret Atwood says Belarus must halt its "cruel assault" on those seeking democracy.
12 January 2021

Who Goes There? New Year, Same Repressions. Issue 14 of Weekly Digest about Belarusian Culture

The beginning of January in Belarus feels like an ebb after a storm: a wave of mass repressions has subsided, it’s time to deal with the thickets of arrests and convictions, dismissals and bans. But the music hasn’t stopped playing, the brush is dipped in paint, a pen has touched the paper, the spirit of the free people is dancing a karahod.
29 December 2020

Issue 12: Christmas is the quiet time we need to gather ourselves up and continue resistance

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22 December 2020

“I’m walking, and I’m not alone” – the voices which won’t be silenced. Issue 11 of digest about the sphere of culture in Belarus

 The darker the night is, the brighter the sun inside us. Stand with Belarusian Arts and Culture community. Donate to  Donate ( and Save Our Songs campaign.
15 December 2020

To Survive Tough Times with the Belief in the Better – Issue 10 of Our Weekly Digest about Belarusian Culture in Times of Social and Political Crisis

Keeping silent makes no sense, so we speak the truth, every day, creating art at liberty and behind the bars, the art free from prison bars.  Stand with Belarusian Arts and Culture community. Donate to  Donate ( and Save Our Songs campaign.
10 December 2020

On Human Rights Day, NGOs call for accountability and an end to the violent crackdown in Belarus

On the occasion of International Human Rights Day and in light of recent findings on Belarus by both the OSCE’s Moscow Mechanism and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the below organisations are deeply concerned about ongoing abuses carried out by agents and supporters of the government of President Alexander Lukashenko and call for immediate investigations and redress. 
8 December 2020

Svetlana Alexievich’s appeal to the UN Human Rights Council, protest art, support from all over the world – in issue 9

While "people are looking to the sky with sorrow, waiting for when the helicopter crashes", creators come up with the ways to live and work in the conditions when they keep losing jobs and getting detained, can’t hold live gigs and perform for free people, when the terror all over the country doesn’t stop, and for a white-red-white flag in one’s own window one can get to Akrestsina prison.
3 December 2020

Slovene Writers’ Association’s Statement in Solidarity with the People of Belarus

The Slovene PEN Centre has been following the recent events in Belarus with great concern. Alexander Lukashenko's government had been stymying the democratic voting process even before the August 9 elections, by obstructing other candidates, arresting opposition politicians and civil activists.