Freedom to Publish in the Spotlight in Guadalajara

Freedom to Publish panel members: Ana Maria Cabanellas, Hugo Setzer, Kristenn Einarsson, Roberto Banchik

While IPA President Michiel Kolman, Vice-President-elect Bodour Al Qasimi and Secretary General José Borghino led the IPA delegation that attended WIPO’s SCCR in Geneva, President-elect Hugo Setzer and Chair of the IPA’s Freedom to Publish Committee, Kristenn Einarsson, attended the Guadalajara Book Fair.

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Angela Gui: Being an accidental activist

Angela Gui was unable to join us at our Freedom to Publish Seminar at Frankfurt Book Fair in 2018 but she responded to questions on how she deals with being an activist on behalf of her father.

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Accidental Campaigners: Freedom to Publish Seminar

Ensaf Haidar

IPA held a freedom to publish seminar during Frankfurt Book Fair. Focussing on the relatives of detained publishers, the session featured Ensaf Haidar, the wife of Saudi blogger and IPA Prix Voltaire recipient, Raif Badawi. She continues to campaign for his release. You can also read here an exclusive interview with Angela Gui on her campaigning for her father. 

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AAP’s International Freedom to Publish Prize Goes to Azadeh Parsapour

Parsapour delivers video message at AAP GA

London based Iranian publisher, Azadeh Parsapour, a two-time Prix Voltaire nominee and regular blogger for the IPA, was announced as the recipient of the 2018 Jeri Laber Award, the Association of American Publishers International Freedom to Publish Prize. Read more.

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Freedom to Publish: IPA backs second US publisher faced with Trump threats

Simon and Schuster logo

IPA backs Simon and Schuster in the face of legal threats from the Trump campaign to prevent the publication of a book giving an insider’s account of the Donald Trump White House.

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Pierrat: Fake news laws are the latest to restrict freedom of expression

Maître Emmanuel Pierrat

IPA interviewed Emmanuel Pierrat, a French lawyer specialising in freedom of expression and President of the French PEN Club about his book Codification of Freedom of Expression (Code de la liberté d’expression, Anne Rideau Editions), released in France in April 2018. We talked to him about the book and the links between well-intentioned laws and restrictions on freedom of expression.

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