24 February 2021

FIT (The International Federation of Translators) Statement on the Imprisonment of a Belarus Translator

Міжнародная федэрацыя перакладчыкаў (FIT) патрабуе вызваліць Вольгу Калацкую, а таксама пакласці канец гвалту і рэпрэсіям у дачыненні да пісьменнікаў, перакладчыкаў і незалежных культурных дзеячаў у Беларусі
23 February 2021

Spain: Release rapper Pablo Hasél and uphold freedom of expression

22 February 2021 – The Spanish authorities must immediately release Pablo Hasél and amend legislation that stifles freedom of expression, PEN International and PEN Català said today, as the rapper starts a nine-month prison sentence for his lyrics and tweets.
23 February 2021

“Resurrect – and live”: Undefeatable Belarusian Culture During the Socio-political crisis. Issue 20

'Do you hear the people sing? Singing the song of angry men? It is the music of the people Who will not be slaves again! When the beating of your heart Echoes the beating of the drums There is a life about to start When tomorrow comes'. (From “Les Misérables”)  
16 February 2021

“Being Worthy of such a People” – Belarusian Culture During the Socio-political Crisis: Issue 19

Winter is coming to an end, and the free Belarusian culture is breaking through the snow. We believe that spring will come soon.
9 February 2021

“Your faith will live long” – Issue 18: Belarusian Culture During the Socio-Political Crisis

"I will serve my sentence, I will come out with my hands and my head held high, my soul pure", these were the last words of an imprisoned artist after his unjust sentence had been announced. There are more and more such sentences, and it is horrendous. That is why we don’t give up, for every creative act of protest and every act of solidarity is a voice, thousands, hundreds thousands of voices of free people, and together these voices break through the blockade of fear and violence.
4 February 2021

With no right to the culture: theatre in the spotlight. Belarus 2020

This is the supplement to the public monitoring report of human rights violations against cultural workers and cultural rights in Belarus for 2020.