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Eaten Fish Receives Refuge in Europe

December 20, 2017
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Eaten Fish Receives Refuge in Europe

The Iranian refugee cartoonist known as Eaten Fish, who has spent an excruciating four years suffering from mental health issues in Australia’s offshore immigration detention facility on Manus Island, has finally been granted refuge in an unidentified northern European city. The International Cities of Refuge Network (ICORN) arranged a two-year artist’s residency for him there,…

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Nominations Open for Courage in Editorial Cartooning Award

August 25, 2017
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Nominations Open for Courage in Editorial Cartooning Award

Cartoonists’ Rights International has opened nominations for their Courage in Editorial Cartooning Award. You can nominate “a cartoonist or group of cartoonists who have displayed courage in the face of threats to their life or liberty.” The nomination deadline is September 15. The award is given to cartoonists who have faced physical harm, imprisonment, and…

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Report Highlights Cartoonists Under Threat Worldwide

June 16, 2017
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Report Highlights Cartoonists Under Threat Worldwide

Two years after the attack on Charlie Hebdo staff, the world’s free expression focus has largely shifted away from cartoonists. That certainly does not mean the danger has disappeared, however, as a recent 30-page report from the French nonprofit Cartooning for Peace/Dessins Pour la Paix shows. The report brings together profiles of cartoonists under threat…

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Iranian Refugee Cartoonist on Hunger Strike in Australian Detention Center

February 6, 2017
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Iranian Refugee Cartoonist on Hunger Strike in Australian Detention Center

The Iranian cartoonist known as Eaten Fish, who is among the thousands of refugees sent to offshore detention facilities by the Australian government, is now in dire condition due to mental health issues compounded by an eight-day hunger strike. His request for asylum was denied late last year because he was unable to effectively advocate…

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