“Absurd and dangerous”: Apple bans French novel because of its cover

La Femme by Bénédicte Martin

The IPA has expressed serious concern about Apple's decision to ban the sale of a French novel because of its cover art.

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Publishers from Belarus and Afghanistan join Freedom to Publish Prize short list

Ihar Lohvinau

Ihar Lohvinau (pictured) from Belarus and the Afghan PEN Centre have been included in the short list for the 2014 IPA Freedom to Publish Prize.

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Irina Balakhonova and Myay Hmone Lwin nominated for IPA Freedom to Publish Prize

We can reveal two more short-listed nominees for the 2014 IPA Freedom to Publish Prize: Irina Balakhonova from Russia and Myay Hmone Lwin from Myanmar.

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Vietnamese and Turkish publishers nominated for IPA Freedom to Publish Prize

Nguyen Vu Binh and Ilbay Kahraman

Six publishers have been short-listed for the 2014 IPA Freedom to Publish Prize, which will be awarded during the London Book Fair on April 8th.

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French publishers defend children's book from politician's attack

Jean-François Copé

The French publishing industry has rallied to the defence of children's literature after a leading politician publically attacked a children's book.

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IPA protests “unjust detention” of Yao Wentian. 73 year-old publisher in custody for producing critical book about China’s president

The IPA calls on the Chinese authorities to immediately release Yao Wentian, a 73 year-old publisher who has been detained without trial since October.

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