Publishers must keep taking risks in supporting freedom of expression

William Nygaard was shot outside his home after he published Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses in Norway. We interviewed him about publishers' responsibilities in upholding freedom of expression.

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Celebrating freedom of expression in Turkey

Each year, the Turkish Publishers Association presents Freedom of Thought and Expression Awards to authors and publishers who are fighting to uphold freedom of expression. Read about this year's winners.

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Freedom to Publish news stories 2015

Salman Rushdie slams critics of PEN's Charlie Hebdo tribute (27.4.2015)

Amos Yee: YouTube star, teenager, dissident (10.4.2015)

Japan reviews history textbooks for its schoolchildren, and riles its neighbours (10.4.2015)

Naomi Wolf: The fastest way to spread extremism is with the censor's boot (7.4.2015)

Book publishers warn of censorship in Hong Kong (30.3.15)

Clean Reader app, which filters/changes "offensive" language, backs down after writers protest. (30.3.15)

Amos Yee, 17 year-old YouTuber, arrested in Singapore for posting criticism of Lee Kuan Yew (30.3.15)

Charlie Hebdo and the right to publish

South African political cartoonist Zapiro (aka Jonathan Shapiro) was the winner of the 2012 IPA Freedom to Publish Prize. In the wake of the January 7th attack on Charlie Hebdo, we spoke to him about growing threats to freedom of expression.

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IPA Freedom to Publish winner honoured in Lithuania

Ihar Lohvinau

Ihar Lohvinau, the Belarusian publisher who won the IPA 2014 Freedom to Publish Prize has been honoured at a special ceremony in Vilnius, organised by the Federation of European Publishers (FEP).

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Free at last! Turkish publisher Deniz Zarakolu released from detention

Deniz Zarakolu

We are delighted to report that Turkish writer, publisher and translator Deniz Zarakolu has been released from prison, after spending two and a half years in pre-trial detention.

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