La Femme by Bénédicte Martin

The IPA has expressed serious concern about Apple's decision to ban the sale of a French novel because of its cover art.

La Femme by Bénédicte Martin was withdrawn from Apple's online store this week because of the book's cover, which features an image of a naked woman whose lower torso is a knife blade. IPA Freedom to Publish Chairman Ola Wallin described Apple's decision as “absurd and dangerous. It's one thing to have a code of morals, another to try and impose it on the rest of the world.”

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