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.
‘The international publishing community stands with Khaled Lotfy’ says IPA Freedom to Publish chair Kristenn Einarsson at the 2019 Prix Voltaire ceremony.
The new PEN America Freedom To Write Index provides an unprecedented overview of international suppression and detention. China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey lead.
As the COVID-19 impact intensifies in prisons, the International Publishers Association again appeals to Egypt for Khaled Lotfy’s release.
The 33rd International Publishers Congress of the International Publishers Association, originally set for May 2020, has been canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The 2020 shortlist for the IPA’s Prix Voltaire honors small publishers in Pakistan, Turkey, Malaysia, and Vietnam, each facing state disapproval.
Characterizing Gui Minhai’s treatment by Beijing as ‘meant to scare others into silence,’ the IPA demands new action on the jailed publisher’s behalf.
The International Publishers Association is engaged in several presentations at London Book Fair on diversity, copyright, and the freedom to publish.
Publishers, journalists, business leaders, and policy makers are part of the first group of speakers announced for the IPA’s world congress in Norway.
Organizers of the long-running book fair in Cairo cite security concerns in excluding jailed Prix Voltaire winner Khaled Lotfy’s Tanmia Publishing.