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Sunday, May 1 • 14:00 - 15:30
Panel Discussion : The growing threat of piracy in the Arab world LIMITED

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Book Piracy has not only expanded significantlyt across the Arab world in print form but has found new territory online through the proliferation of tablets and smartphones. As the Arab world continues to go through turmoil, enforcing piracy is not a priority for Arab goverments. Consequently, piracy now poses an existential threat to the Arab publishing industry. In this context, a group of publishers have now formed a bloc to fight piracy with a host of tactics.

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Hassan Yaghi

Dar Altanweer
Mr. Hassan Yaghi has more than thirty years experience in publishing and distribution in the Arab world. Recently he has joined to manage Dar Altanweer where he has published a wide range of key titles including  " The Italian" by Chockri Mabkhut which won the International Prize for Arab fiction in 2015 (commonly referred to as the Arabic Booker ). He has led and participated in numerous conferences and symposia on a wide range of... Read More →

Sunday May 1, 2016 14:00 - 15:30

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