Two events, one this week at Sweden’s Göteborg Book Fair and the other at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s Weltempfang Salon in October, spotlight challenges to the freedom to publish.
‘Tonight, Lokman and Lebanon are having a drink with Voltaire,’ the Prix Voltaire laureate Rasha Al Ameer tells her Guadalajara audience.
The IPA names the late Lokman Slim’s Dar Al Jadeed the 2021 Prix Voltaire laureate, and adds an award for China’s late Li Liqun.
Raúl Figueroa Sarti, thanks AAP for helping to expose ‘the risks that freedom of expression and publication are experiencing today.’
The Prix Voltaire shortlist, honoring valor in the defense of free speech, includes publishers in Guatemala, Turkey, Lebanon, Belarus, and Gaza.
With a solid cohort of experienced leaders and a strong start on shareholders’ backing, the ‘WEXFO’ is announcing its start in Norway.
Ahead of its meetings and programs at Frankfurter Buchmesse, the International Publishers Association holds its general assembly.
The International Publishers Association’s series of Frankfurt Week events includes programs open to the public, many both live and digital.
Tbilisi, UNESCO’s World Book Capital, has mounted a show themed on Georgia’s censorious past–and the present dangers of self-censorship.
Budapest’s new bill banning school content on homosexuality and transgender issues prompts three organizations to call for an EU response.