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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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Exiled Somali Cartoonist’s Design Featured on German Stamp for Refugees

June 24, 2016
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Exiled Somali Cartoonist’s Design Featured on German Stamp for Refugees

Eight years ago, Somali cartoonist and journalist Abduallahi Muhiaddin, who uses the pen name Abdul Arts, was forced to flee his home country under threat from militant group Al-Shabaab, which did not appreciate how it was depicted in his cartoons. Now living in Norway, he is working to keep the plight of his fellow refugees…

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