Ensaf Haidar speaking in Frankfurt

IPA held a freedom to publish seminar during Frankfurt Book Fair. Focussing on the relatives of detained publishers, the session featured Ensaf Haidar, the wife of Saudi blogger and IPA Prix Voltaire recipient, Raif Badawi. She continues to campaign for his release. You can also read here an exclusive interview with Angela Gui on her campaigning for her father. 

Parsapour delivers video message at AAP GA

London based Iranian publisher, Azadeh Parsapour, a two-time Prix Voltaire nominee and regular blogger for the IPA, was announced as the recipient of the 2018 Jeri Laber Award, the Association of American Publishers International Freedom to Publish Prize. Read more.

Participants at MABOPA Freedom to Publish seminar

On 27 August, IPA Secretary General, José Borghino, was invited to headline the inaugural event in a seminar series on the subject of Freedom to Publish for the IPA’s Malaysian member, the Malaysian Book Publishers Association (MABOPA).

Maître Emmanuel Pierrat

IPA interviewed Emmanuel Pierrat, a French lawyer specialising in freedom of expression and President of the French PEN Club about his book Codification of Freedom of Expression (Code de la liberté d’expression, Anne Rideau Editions), released in France in April 2018. We talked to him about the book and the links between well-intentioned laws and restrictions on freedom of expression.

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