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22 October 2020

Belarussian human rights activists announced their proposals to the UN to normalize the human rights crisis in the country

The coalition of Belarusian human rights organizations has prepared and sent to the UN the list of priority requirements for normalizing the human rights crisis in Belarus, in the third cycle of reporting on the UPR, which will be considered on November 2, 2020, at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva (Switzerland).
21 October 2020

Joint statement concerning intimidation and arrests of Belarusian human rights defenders exercising their professional duties

We, Belarusian and international human rights organisations, are alarmed at the increasing cases of intimidation and arrests of Belarusian human rights defenders exercising their professional duties.
20 October 2020

Newsletter #2: Belarusian Culture in Times of Political Crisis

Belarusian Culture Solidarity Fund in cooperation with the Belarusian PEN Centre have launched a weekly newsletter. 
14 October 2020

Newsletter #1: Belarusian Culture in Times of Political Crisis

Belarusian Culture Solidarity Fund in cooperation with the Belarusian PEN Centre have launched a weekly newsletter telling about the Belarusian cultural resistance which has been ongoing after the presidential elections on August 9.
6 October 2020

ARREST OF PEN BELARUS MEMBER REPRESENTS ANOTHER ATTACK ON CULTURAL LEADERS

(New York, NY) — The detention of a member of PEN Belarus during a peaceful demonstration in Minsk Sunday represents another vicious attempt to silence cultural leaders of Belarus’ protest movement and hamper the pursuit of democracy, PEN America said today.
30 September 2020

Russian Historian Yuri Dmitriev sentenced to 13 years in revenge for restoring the truth about the Soviet Terror

A court in Russia this week increased the prison sentence of Russian historian Yury Dmitriev to 13 years, just weeks before he was scheduled to be released.
29 September 2020

Honduras: Overturn the Conviction of Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa

Беларускі ПЭН-цэнтр сумесна з Міжнародным ПЭН-клубам заклікае ўлады Гандураса адмяніць прысуд журналісту Сэзарыа Алехандра Фелікса Падзілья Фігероа.
18 September 2020

Statement of the Belarusian arts and culture community in defense of art workers affected by the violence of the authorities

Mass peaceful protests caused by the unprecedented election fraud have continued since 9 August in Minsk and throughout Belarus.
9 September 2020

PEN AMERICA CALLS FOR THE IMMEDIATE RELEASE OF PEN BELARUS MEMBERS AND EMPLOYEES

Three members of the venerated literary group were detained today while engaging in a peaceful protest in Minsk.