Publishing and literary figures from Bangladesh, Sweden, Hong Kong, Iran, the UK, Hungary, and Cameroon are on the shortlist for the 2018 Prix Voltaire from the International Publishers Association’s Freedom To Publish committee.
‘State attempts to control the flow of information, especially in the digital space, are short-sighted and misguided,’ says a new statement from the IPA.
Cumhuriyet Books publisher Turhan Günay—just released in Istanbul pending court action—and Evrensel publishing house are named Prix Voltaire winners.
Representatives from the International Publishers Association are in Istanbul to support 17 journalists who are on trial in Turkey on charges of aiding terrorists.
‘A constant indefensible attack on freedom and rights in Turkey’: Nermin Mollaoğlu on the detention of Princeton University Press author Koray Çalışkan.
Honoring fortitude in the face of challenges to freedom of expression, the IPA Prix Voltaire can recognize both people and institutions.
Pledging ‘to challenge violations wherever they occur,’ the 60-nation organization of publishing associations formalizes its commitment to freedom to publish.
The 34th International Publishers Congress will be held in Guadalajara in December 2024, the IPA announces in its general assembly.
‘Tonight, Lokman and Lebanon are having a drink with Voltaire,’ the Prix Voltaire laureate Rasha Al Ameer tells her Guadalajara audience.
Taking as a starting point the protest over right-wing exhibitors at the 2017 Göteborg Book Fair, ‘Words Without Borders’ March issue focuses on politics, stereotypes, and identity in Swedish and Finnish writing.