The IPA’s Prix Voltaire awards valor amid challenges to the freedom to publish. Its 2020 winner will be named at the IPA congress in Norway.
Kicking off Guest of Honor Norway’s daily focus on freedom at the Frankfurt Book Fair, a panel discussed freedom of expression and migration.
‘The international publishing community stands with Khaled Lutfi,’ says IPA Freedom to Publish chair Kristenn Einarsson at the 2019 Prix Voltaire ceremony.
The International Publishers Association has issued a call to the president of Egypt to pardon publisher and bookseller Khaled Lutfi, named to the 2019 Prix Voltaire for valor in the freedom to publish.
Book publishers on the 2019 International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire shortlist come from Egypt, Iran, Myanmar, South Africa, and Turkey.
Honoring publishing courage in the face of oppression, nominations for the IPA Prix Voltaire Freedom To Publish will close on February 20.
The Frankfurt Book Fair releases attendance numbers, and PP looks back at the week’s discussions of international book trends and political issues.
‘The abridgement of the rights of a single individual is a breach against each and every one of us,’ the Library of Alexandria’s Ismail Serageldin, for Frankfurt’s #OnTheSamePage campaign.
In an op-ed article, Moroccan Author Abdellah Taïa calls for an end to the Moroccan government’s silence on rape and poverty in the country.
Turning to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70, Frankfurter Buchmesse is joining with the Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels to create the #OnTheSamePage campaign.