The European Council of Literary Translators’ Associations (CEATL), the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) and the European Writers Council (EWC) call on the governments of Europe and the international community to demonstrate firm support for the democracy movement in Belarus […]
Over the past 12 months, an unprecedented wave of searches and detentions has been targeting independent cultural and human rights organizations in Belarus. On 14 July the Directorate ‘Combating Organized Crime and Corruption’ of the Belarusian Ministry of the Interior conducted a nationwide ‘radical cleansing’ operation […]
According to the data collected and analyzed by the Belarusian PEN Centre, since August 2020 till the end of the year, the number of cases of repressions in the sphere of culture in Belarus had increased rapidly and reached 568 […]
On 26 November, the 90th birthday of the Belarusian writer Uladzimir Karatkievich, the video reading campaign #freewordsbelarus will be launched on the EWC Daily- Motion-channel. […]
Along with PEN International, CEATL strongly condemns the entirely unjustified and unlawful arrests of the Belarus translators Hanna Komar, Uladzimir Liankievic and Siarzh Miadzvedzeu.