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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Iranian Cartoonist Atena Farghadani Released from Prison

Today, Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani was released from jail after spending over a year in Tehran’s Evin Prison for her satirical drawing of Iran’s...

Rest in peace Cartoonist Otto Anton Reisinger

On Wednesday, 6 April 2016 at age 89, died Otto Anton Reisinger, a legendary Croatian cartoonist and big name European and world caricature.

Witty World founder Joseph George Szabo passed away on February 2,...

Joseph George Szabo of North Wales Joseph George Szabo, 65, of North Wales, PA, passed away Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 at his home, just...

Greek cartoonist Giannis Kalaitzis, 71, dies of cancer on 12 February...

A leading political cartoonist since 1961, he has been at the forefront of militant criticism against politics of power. He studied graphic design, theatre,...

Cartoonist Is Arrested as Egypt Cracks Down on Critics

A popular Egyptian cartoonist was arrested Sunday on charges of running a website without a license, the Interior Ministry said, in the latest escalation...

Iranian cartoonist Hadi Heidari arrested

Security forces believed to belong to the intelligence unit of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard have arrested Hadi Heidari, a prominent cartoonist, at his Tehran office...

WELL-KNOWN SYRIAN CARTOONIST DIED IN DETENTION AFTER BEING TORTURED

Reporters Without Borders is stunned to learn that well-known Syrian cartoonist Akram Raslan died in detention in 2013, less than a year after his...

Akram Raslan: How Caricatures Shake Tyranny

As the Syrian revolution enters its fifth year, many of its artists, poets, writers and activists remain incarcerated, denied their basic rights in Assad’s...

FREE ATENA, IMPRISONED FOR DRAWING CARTOONS IN IRAN

On 1 June, Atena Farghadani, a 29-year-old painter and activist, was sentenced to 12 years and nine months in prison simply because she was...

Cartoonist condemned in Iran

Iranian cartoonist Farghadani Atena, 28, was sentenced to 12 years in prison on multiple charges because of a caricature representing members of the Iranian...

Malaysia cartoonist hit with ‘record’ nine sedition charges

Zulkifli Anwar Ulhaque has faced sedition charges previously for his cartoons and had collections of his works banned, but the current charges stem from...

Cartoonists Rights Network International – CRNI

CRNI defends the creative and human rights of cartoonists under threat throughout the world. For almost 25 years CRNI has been defending the creative freedom...

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