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The International Publishers Association (IPA) announced the shortlist for the 2024 Prix Voltaire, honoring exceptional courage in upholding the freedom to publish. The shortlist was announced at the World Expression Forum held in Lillehammer, Norway. This year's shortlist features five individuals and organizations who have demonstrated resilience and bravery in the face of censorship and oppression, embodying the spirit of the award.
The 3rd edition of the World Expression Forum closed on Tuesday 28 May after a successful two days of discussion about freedom of expression with thousands of young people alongside the delegates. A number of publishers and publishers’ associations were also in attendance.
Faktor-Druk, the Ukrainian printing press and owner of Vivat publishing house has appealed for international financial donations following the destruction of their Kharkiv factory, killing 7, injuring 22 in bombing on 23 May.

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