Publisher Turhan Günay and publishing house Evrensel, both from Turkey, have been named joint recipients of the 2017 International Publishers Association (IPA) prize for courage in upholding the freedom to publish, the IPA Prix Voltaire.

The IPA is in Istanbul this week with its member the Turkish Publishers Association and international free expression organizations* to monitor and protest against the trial of 17 journalists and executives from the national Cumhuriyet newspaper – among them publisher Turhan Günay – on charges that their work aided terrorism.

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has urged the mayor of Verona, Italy, to abandon a manifesto pledge to pull from circulation various books that are not aligned with his own worldview.

The International Publishers Association (IPA) welcomes a ruling by the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York against websites that illicitly offer millions of research papers and books that are protected by copyright.

The International Publishers Association (IPA) has denounced Turkish authorities after reports that police raided the Belge Publishing House in Istanbul, on 7 May, and seized 2,000 books.

Educational publishers from around the world showed delegates at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today how copyright has enabled them to invest in the digital technology that is shaping the future of school-age learning.

IPA President Michiel Kolman today reaffirmed the IPA's commitment to the promotion of literacy during a speech in Chengdu, China, on UNESCO World Book and Copyright Day. Speaking at the Reading Promotion Summit, at South West Jiao Tong University (WJTU), in Sichuan Province, Kolman said the IPA would continue to work closely with UNESCO and the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) to spotlight the issue worldwide.

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