Our dear Friends, dear Belarusian writers! Distinguished Colleagues – writers, journalists, the entire PEN community!
Since August we have been paying close attention to the events in Belarus, … read more
We, Ukrainian writers, journalists, human rights defenders, scholars, publishers, members of PEN Ukraine, consider the current situation in Belarus to be utterly unacceptable.
The use of force by Belarusian authorities against demonstrators who have taken and continue taking to the streets to protest peacefully is a flagrant violation of all norms of international and Belarusian legislation in the realm of human rights, … read more
Ukrainian writers are concerned about the events unfolding in neighbouring Belarus. There, in the capital and a number of other cities, mass protests against deepening integration with the Russian Federation have recently taken place. … read more
23.12.2019PEN Ukraine Statement to Ukrainian Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights on Pavel Sheremet’s Murder
Dear Mrs. Denisova,
We, who have signed below, express our solemn concern regarding violations of rights of the suspects in the case of Pavel Sheremet’s murder. … read more
03.10.2019International PEN Congress in Manila adopted the resolution on the state of freedom of expression in Crimea
On the 2nd October during the 85th PEN International Congress in Manila (the Philippines), the Assembly of Delegates united in one voice voted in favour of adopting the resolution on the state of freedom of expression in Crimea. … read more
21.11.2018No platform for a terrorist! Statement of PEN Ukraine on Zakhar Prilepin’s participation in the 34th Slovene Book Fair
The organizers of the 34th Slovene Book Fair have made an ill-considered decision to invite to this reputable cultural forum an extremely odious guest – the Russian writer, … read more
PEN Ukraine urges Ukrainian law enforcement institutions to take all necessary measures to bring the perpetrators of the murder of Kherson public and political activist Kateryna Gandziuk to justice. … read more
To Prosecutor General of Ukraine
Attempts to put pressure on Natalia Sedletska, the editor-in-chief of the “Schemes: Corruption in Detail” investigation program and Kristina Berdinskikh journalist of the “Novoe Vremya” … read more