Tagged: censorship

Faber 'gravely concerned' over Aswany lawsuit

Novelist Alaa al–Aswany says he is being sued in the Egyptian military court for "insulting the president, the Armed Forces, and judicial institutions", sparking concern... Read more

Beevor urges writers consider Emirates Lit Fest boycott

Historian Sir Antony Beevor is boycotting the Emirates Festival of Literature in Dubai next March in protest at the treatment of academic Matthew Hedges, and has urged other British... Read more

UK rights for banned book still available

UK rights for Ted Dawe’s divisive award-winning YA novel, Into the River, are still available, Penguin Random House NZ has confirmed, after US and Canadian... Read more

Censorship criticism at IPA Congress

Criticism of the Thai government's crackdown using the lese majesté law forbidding insults against the monarchy was voiced at the International Publishers Congress in Bangkok today... Read more

PW runs freedom of expression tribute

US book trade publication Publishers Weekly is to run a special section next week as a tribute to freedom of expression following the terrorist attack... Read more

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