Bialiatski and more: The #FreeAllWords initiative, new this year, focuses on translating the work of Ukrainian and Belarusian writers.
Publishing Persecuted and War-Affected Authors: Europe’s #FreeAllWords
The new #FreeAllWords initiative is an effort by European writers and translators to publish Ukrainian and Belarusian writings.
IPA, FEP, EIBF: Reports of Belarusian Publishers’ Detentions
The arrests in Minsk of two Belarusian publishing professionals sends a chill through the world book business.
European Writers Council Reports the Belarusian Writers Union ‘Forcibly Dissolved’
Reports of the dissolution of the Union of Belarusian Writers by the Lukashenko government’s high court describe a ‘Kafkaesque’ procedure.
European Writers Council and PEN America Slam Belarus Raids
The European Writers Council and a consortium of agencies working with PEN America blast the Lukashenko regime’s new raids in Belarus.
PEN America Releases New International Freedom To Write Index
The second edition of PEN’s Freedom to Write Index sees an alarming jump in writer detentions from 238 detainees in 2019 to at least 273 in 2020, in 35 countries.
Authors in 22 Nations Issue Statement for Colleagues: #FreeWordsBelarus
More than 120,000 writers in 33 unions and associations are represented in a new statement of support for Belarusian writers.
Belarus Update: The Society of Authors Presses the UK’s Foreign Office
The trade union for writers calls on the British government to pressure the Lukashenko regime on behalf of the Union of Belarus Writers.