IPA calls on China to overturn 'assault' on academic freedom

IPA calls on China to overturn 'assault' on academic freedom

The International Publishers Association (IPA) is calling on the Chinese authorities to overturn its decision to censor articles in a Cambridge University Press journal, calling the act a "retrograde assault on freedom to publish and academic freedom".

The IPA president Michiel Kolman told The Bookseller he was "deeply concerned" following CUP's admission on Friday (19th August) it had omitted 300 articles from one of its flagship journals, China Quarterly, on the request of Chinese authorities, and will be raising the issue in a speech at this week's Beijing International Book Fair, which...

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