16 July 2020
The Belarusian PEN Center signs the BAJ statement and shares it. July 14 and 15 journalists covering mass street protests in Belarus and livestreaming from them were detained, again.
14 July 2020
Joint statement of human rights and other civil society organizations of Belarus
29 June 2020
STATEMENT: BAJ outraged at arrest of bloggers, and calls on the authorities to abide by international standards and obligations
The Belarusian PEN Center signs the BAJ statement and shares it.
25 June 2020
Culture held hostage: We demand the release of Viktar and Eduard Babaryka, removal of all restrictions on cultural projects
The cultural community of Belarus strongly protests against the politically motivated persecution of cultural figures and against other actions of Belarusian authorities that block the existence of significant cultural and civic initiatives.
23 June 2020
BAJ and media outlets demand TO STOP the persecution of journalists and end restrictions on freedom of expression
The Belarusian Association of Journalists and media demand an end to the persecution of journalists and restrictions on freedom of expression. The Belarusian PEN Center signs the BAJ statement and shares it.
20 June 2020
(The Statement on Russian is below/ Заявление на русском ниже) Over the past month, Belarusian human rights organizations repeatedly condemned the persecution of activists, among the other human rights violations, and demanded to stop intimidating and putting pressure on people for participating in the electoral campaign.
1 June 2020
On May 29, during a picket held in Hrodna to collect signatures in support of the presidential nomination of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, police arrested Siarhei Tsikhanouski, head of the nomination group and a popular YouTube blogger, and at least 15 other people who took part in the picket.
18 May 2020
Key national human rights groups call to end persecution of peaceful protesters, journalists and defenders
In May 2020, the Belarusian authorities began widespread repression against the country’s civil society. More than 120 people were arbitrarily arrested and sentenced to fines and terms of detention across Belarus.
13 April 2020