IPA, CPJ, and several embassies condemn the defamation verdict against PRH Perú’s Jerónimo Pimentel and author Christopher Acosta.
Creating an all-physical but smaller 2021 Guadalajara International Book Fair gave organizers a chance to evaluate their approach.
IPA president Bodour Al Qasimi, caps a year of international meetings with publishers with a call for protection of the freedom to publish.
The 43-year-old Vietnamese free-expression activist, publisher, and author Pham Doan Trang won the IPA’s Prix Voltaire in 2020.
While conceding that ‘asylum is very difficult,’ Nicaragua’s Sergio Ramírez, talks about moving to Spain and ‘the role of a writer.’
The IPA Prix Voltaire, honoring freedom to publish, is 16 years old and has honored 13 recipients. Now it needs world publishing to support it.
‘Tonight, Lokman and Lebanon are having a drink with Voltaire,’ the Prix Voltaire laureate Rasha Al Ameer tells her Guadalajara audience.
The IPA names the late Lokman Slim’s Dar Al Jadeed the 2021 Prix Voltaire laureate, and adds an award for China’s late Li Liqun.
Raúl Figueroa Sarti, thanks AAP for helping to expose ‘the risks that freedom of expression and publication are experiencing today.’
With a court date now in place for Vietnam’s Pham Doan Trang, freedom-of-speech and human-rights organizations are calling for her release.