The Tehran Book Fair Uncensored program is online this week, with as many as a dozen independent publishers of Persian literature.
A Kuwaiti ministry no longer is to gauge content, as professors in the States worry about Chinese oversight of remote studies in Hong Kong.
The ongoing implementation of Beijing’s new national security law in Hong Kong reportedly includes the removal of published content.
IPA says the widow of murdered publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan in Bangladesh is in danger of losing his press as pandemic restrictions diminish revenues.
A proposed Missouri state bill ‘relating to parental oversight of public library with penalty provisions’ alarms freedom-of-expression advocates.
The International Publishers Association this year opens several targeted informational programs to Frankfurt’s trade visitors this week.
At the IPA seminar in Jordan, IPA vice-president Bodour Al Qasimi called on the book industry to celebrate its achievements and embrace new solutions for publishing in the Arab world.
As an international community, Hugo Setzer tells delegates in Amman, ‘We have a shared duty to educate, to inform, and to entertain.’
As delegates gather in Jordan, speakers are talking technology, literacy in areas of violent conflict, and challenges to the freedom to publish.
Limited discretionary spending, censorship, piracy, and weak public policy challange the Arab world’s book industry, says Jordanian publisher Fathi Al Biss.