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.
‘We fully support Tsitsi in her appeal,’ says IPA’s Kristenn Einarsson. ‘Failing to do so would be to condemn all Zimbabweans to silence.’
‘The international publishing community stands with Khaled Lotfy’ says IPA Freedom to Publish chair Kristenn Einarsson at the 2019 Prix Voltaire ceremony.
The International Publishers Association has a series of events during Frankfurt Book Fair, many open to trade visitors and exhibitors.
If convicted of the 2018 charges, Maria Ressa, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning author, could have been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The writer and war-crimes researcher Victoria Amelina has died of wounds sustained in the June 27 Russian attack in Kramatorsk.
The Turkish Publishers Association honors a house fighting seven cases of effective bans on books considered ‘harmful to minors.’
The Iraqi publisher Mazin Lateef Ali’s son Abdulmoahimen accepts the 2023 Prix Voltaire for his father, who was abducted in 2020.
This year’s second outing for Lillehammer’s World Expression Forum opens an extensive and dedicated new program for young people.
The newly released ‘Freedom to Write Index’ features 2022 key cases, trends, regimes, victims of oppression, and leading markets of concern.