Publisher and Bookseller Gui Minhai Awarded IPA’s 2018 Prix Voltaire

Less than two weeks after his reported re-detention in China, Gui Minhai is named to receive the IPA's prize for proponents of the freedom to publish. Gui's whereabouts remain unknown. The post Publisher and Bookseller Gui Minhai Awarded IPA’s 2018 Prix Voltaire appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Prix Voltaire 2018 Is Formally Awarded to Gui Minhai in New Delhi

Citing 'an optimism that in the face of unimaginable cruelty still believes in change,' UK-based Angela Gui accepts for her father, Gui Minhai, the International Publishers Association's Prix Voltaire for courage in the face of attempts to suppress the freedom to publish. The post The Prix... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Kidnapped bookseller awarded IPA Prix Voltaire

Missing publisher and bookseller Gui Minhai is being awarded the 2018 IPA Prix Voltaire in honour of "his bravery in continuing to publish despite the risks involved". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair: Charles Clark Lecture; IPA Prix Voltaire and the Freedom To Publish

The International Publishers Association and London Book Fair hold a second Freedom To Publish seminar on March 12, with Vanderbilt's Daniel Gervais speaking that afternoon on copyright in the Charles Clark Memorial Lecture. The post London Book Fair: Charles Clark Lecture; IPA Prix Voltaire and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Freedom To Publish: The Prix Voltaire 2018 Shortlist Honors Figures from Asia, Europe, and Africa

Publishing and literary figures from Bangladesh, Sweden, Hong Kong, Iran, the UK, Hungary, and Cameroon are among the shortlist for the 2018 Prix Voltaire from the International Publishers Association's Freedom To Publish committee. The post Freedom To Publish: The Prix Voltaire 2018 Shortlist... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Kidnapped Hong Kong bookseller on IPA’s Prix Voltaire shortlist

Gui Minhai, the Hong Kong-based publisher and bookseller kidnapped by Chinese agents in October 2015, and still in detention in China, features on this year’s shortlist for the International Publishers Association’s Prix Voltaire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Publishers Association Opens 2020 Prix Voltaire Nominations

The IPA's Prix Voltaire awards valor amid challenges to the freedom to publish. Its 2020 winner will be named at the IPA congress in Norway. The post International Publishers Association Opens 2020 Prix Voltaire Nominations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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IPA Prix Voltaire Conferred on Khaled Lutfi in Seoul

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IPA Names Khaled Lutfi 2019 Prix Voltaire Laureate, Demands a Pardon for Lutfi From Cairo

The International Publishers Association has issued a call to the president of Egypt to pardon publisher and bookseller Khaled Lutfi, named to the 2019 Prix Voltaire for valor in the freedom to publish. The post IPA Names Khaled Lutfi 2019 Prix Voltaire Laureate, Demands a Pardon for Lutfi From... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Imprisoned Egyptian publisher wins 2019 Prix Voltaire

Imprisoned Egyptian publisher and bookseller Khaled Lutfi has won the International Publishers Association’s 2019 Prix Voltaire which supports defenders of freedom to publish. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Imprisoned Egyptian bookseller Lutfi shortlisted for 2019 Prix Voltaire

Imprisoned Egyptian bookseller Khaled Lutfi and London-based Farsi language ebook publisher Azadeh Parsapour have been shortlisted for the 2019 Prix Voltaire. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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International Publishers Association Names Its 2019 Prix Voltaire Shortlist

Book publishers on the 2019 International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire shortlist come from Egypt, Iran, Myanmar, South Africa, and Turkey. The post International Publishers Association Names Its 2019 Prix Voltaire Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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IPA Condemns Harassment of 2008 Prix Voltaire Winner Ragip Zarakolu

Turkish book publisher Ragip Zarakolu is the subject of an Interpol red notice. The IPA condemns this tactic as harassment by the Turkish government. The post IPA Condemns Harassment of 2008 Prix Voltaire Winner Ragip Zarakolu appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Audio Publishers Association Names Its Four Top Finalist Contenders for the 2018 Audie Awards

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Missing Hong Kong bookseller shortlisted for the Prix Voltaire

London-based Iranian e-publisher Azadeh​ Parsapour and missing Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai have been shortlisted for the 2018 Prix Voltaire, which rewards "exemplary courage in upholding the freedom to publish and in enabling others to exercise their right to freedom of expression". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Turkey’s Turhan Günay, Evrensel Win IPA’s Prix Voltaire

Cumhuriyet Books publisher Turhan Günay—just released in Istanbul pending court action—and Evrensel publishing house are named Prix Voltaire winners. The post Turkey’s Turhan Günay, Evrensel Win IPA’s Prix Voltaire appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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International Publishers Association Announces Prix Voltaire Shortlist

Honoring fortitude in the face of challenges to freedom of expression, the IPA Prix Voltaire can recognize both people and institutions. The post International Publishers Association Announces Prix Voltaire Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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IPA Seeking Nominations for $10,000 Prix Voltaire

The International Publishers Association has opened the call for nominees for its freedom to publish award, which last year was renamed The Prix Voltaire. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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International Publishers Association Calls for Prix Voltaire Nominations

'Nominees will have recently published controversial works amid pressure, threats, intimidation or harassment' in this now-annual prize in the freedom to publish. The post International Publishers Association Calls for Prix Voltaire Nominations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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International Industry Notes: Award Winners at Sharjah; Dutch Publisher Succeeds Charkin at IPA

Awards recognizing UAE-specific work and international Arabic literature are announced as the International Publishers Association names its next president to a two-year term. The post International Industry Notes: Award Winners at Sharjah; Dutch Publisher Succeeds Charkin at IPA appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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