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2017 IPA Prix Voltaire jointly awarded to Turkish publishers Turhan Günay and Evrensel

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.

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IPA in Istanbul monitoring trial of Cumhuriyet 17

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.

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IPA urges Italian mayor to drop censorship pledges from manifesto

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.

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IPA reveals 2017 Prix Voltaire shortlist

The International Publishers Association (IPA) today announces the shortlist for the 2017 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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IPA welcomes landmark ruling against Sci-Hub and others

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.

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Publishers Denounce Raid on Award-Winning Turkish Publisher

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.

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