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Supporting Quality Information: Libraries and Publishers Dialogue

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Libraries and publishers both play an essential role in the production of, and the provision of access to, creativity and knowledge. In their pursuit of this goal, we are affected by the same trends, and share many of the same concerns.

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Gui Minhai awarded 2018 IPA Prix Voltaire

  • missing Hong Kong/Swedish publisher Gui Minhai selected for award that supports defenders of freedom to publish.
  • Award to be presented at International Publishers Congress in New Delhi on 12 February


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International Publishers Call for Gui Minhai’s Release

• Seizure of Gui Minhai flouts the rule of law and the publisher’s human rights.
• IPA joins calls for immediate clarity on the situation of Swedish publisher Gui Minhai.

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IPA reveals 2018 Prix Voltaire shortlist

The International Publishers Association (IPA) today announces the shortlist for the 2018 IPA Prix Voltaire, which rewards exemplary courage in upholding the freedom to publish and in enabling others to exercise their right to freedom of expression.

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International Publishers Back Macmillan over Trump ‘Cease and Desist’ Threats

The International Publishers Association has thrown its full support behind US publisher Macmillan and its CEO, John Sargent, for their firm stand in the face of pressure from United States President Donald Trump to halt publication of Fire and Fury, Michael Wolff’s book on the Trump White House.

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IPA stands against censorship in South Africa

The International Publishers Association calls on the South African State Security Agency (SSA) and the South African Revenue Service (SARS) to stop their attempts to withdraw from circulation and censor Jacques Pauw’s book The President’s Keepers.

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