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Bahaa Boukhari Wins CRN/IFEX Award

The Palestinian cartoonist Bahaa Boukhari has won the 2008 Courage in Editorial Cartooning award from the International Freedom of Expression eXchange's Cartoonist Rights Network International. As the article explains, Boukhari saw his host newspaper Al-Ayam suspended from publication for using one of his cartoons believed to have an anti-Hamas bias (that may be it above; I can't be sure), leading to a court battle, suspended sentences and demonstrations in Ramallah on Boukhari's behalf.
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