Feature interview: Ensaf Haidar, wife of IPA Prix Voltaire winner, Raif Badawi

On Sunday, the IPA named jailed Saudi writer and free speech activist, Raif Badawi, the winner of the first IPA Prix Voltaire, formerly the IPA Freedom to Publish Prize. Badawi’s wife, Ensaf Haidar Mohammed, travelled from Canada – where she and their three children secured political asylum in 2013 – to collect the award on her husband’s behalf. 

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Freedom to Publish Prize finalist profile: Raif Badawi

Saudi Arabian writer, blogger and free speech activist, Raif Badawi, is currently four years into an extremely severe penal sentence that includes a 10-year jail term, 1,000 lashes and a hefty fine. Badawi is one of this year’s IPA Freedom to Publish Prize finalists.

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Freedom to Publish Prize finalist profile: Moe Way

Burmese poet and writer Moe Way, who co-founded Myanmar's The Eras publishing house to give voice to many of his country's unheard poets and writers, is one of five finalists for the 2016 Freedom to Publish Prize.

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IPA joins Ibero-American publishers at unprecedented Havana meeting

The IPA has been making further inroads into Latin America after Secretary General José Borghino joined the first ever meeting in Havana, Cuba, of IPA associate member the Grupo IberoAmericano de Editores (GIE).

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