The inaugural outing of the World Expression Forum will include a visit to Utøya and new research into young people and democracy.
The nationwide German freedom of expression program involves the Börsenverein, Frankfurter Buchmesse, and some 45 partners.
The US$10 million gift of the Barbey family has established PEN’s new Freedom to Write Center, which Liesl Gerntholtz will helm.
An alarming follow-up to the February 2021 Myanmar coup d’état: Yangon moves into the Top 10 Freedom to Write Index offenders.
With a more targeted framework around the Ukraine crisis, Germany’s ‘Freedom of Expression Week’ again has publishers’ leadership.
Calling his workforce ‘a dedicated community of talented book-loving people,’ Markus Dohle commends PRH’s employees on 2021’s gains.
‘People are choosing to speak Ukrainian instead of Russian,” says Maria Galina, a Russian author and poet in Odessa.
On Ukraine: ‘We who have experienced Russian imperialism and aggression’ in the Republic of Georgia; and their French colleagues.
The 2016 winner of the IPA’s Prix Voltaire has ended a 10-year prison sentence, but remains barred from leaving the Saudi kingdom.
A ‘Davos of free speech,’ the opening WEXFO, May 30 and 31, features a roster of world specialists including the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winners.