As Salman Rushdie struggles with his injuries, the world publishing industry demands protection for the freedom to publish.
Germany’s Börsenverein and Frankfurter Buchmesse ‘condemn Erdogan’s swap deal,’ calling on Sweden and Finland ‘to stand their ground.’
The IPA warns against making publisher Ragip Zarakolu a pawn in the Swedish-Finnish-Turkish NATO talks.
After an arrest of Same Sky’s publisher, the IPA Prix Voltaire’s administration calls for a stop to such ‘constant harassment.’
Having led many efforts in Arabic and Arab-world literary culture, the UAE reportedly is restricting LGBTQ-related products including books.
Norway’s weekend shooting raises the stakes for the World Expression Forum as an arena for constructive disagreement and debate.
The publishing house, Lwin Oo Sarpay, was shuttered by Myanmar’s junta reportedly for distributing a book on the Rohingya genocide.
One of WEXFO’s most compelling presentations in Lillehammer came from a Ukrainian human-rights attorney, Oleksandra Matviichuk.
At Lillehammer’s World Expression Forum, the International Publishers Association names its Prix Voltaire shortlist.
‘We’ve basically handed over our core communication and information infrastructures to a handful of oligarchs,’ says Victor Pickard.