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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IPA Freedom to Publish Prize 2014: Open for nominations!

The IPA Freedom to Publish Prize is awarded every 2 years for exemplary courage in upholding freedom of expression and freedom to publish.

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Turkey: Stop putting writers and publishers in prison!

Ola Wallin, the IPA's new Freedom to Publish Committee Chair, has highlighted Turkey's failures to protect freedom of expression and freedom to publish, calling attention to the continued detention of Deniz Zarakolu.

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Protests and Human Rights Trials Continue in Turkey - IPA Calls for Immediate Release of Publishers and Writers. Turkish Publishers Call for Action on Human Rights & Freedoms

At the latest hearing of the trial of Ragip and Deniz Zarakolu, which concluded on 7 June, no defendants was released.

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