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.
The Cartoonists Rights Network International named Ali Ferzat and Aseem Trivedi the co-winners of its annual Courage In Editorial Cartooning Award in a release distributed yesterday. The organization awards this honor to a cartoonis... Read Post
The Malaysian cartoonist Zunar, who for the last few years has fought a rolling battle with governmental authorities over the censorship of his cartoons and publications, has won the 2011 Cartoonists Rights Network International Awa... Read Post
Industry veteran Mario Robles of the Oaxaca newspaper Noticia Voz e Imagen has won this year's Award for Courage in Editorial Cartooning given out by the advocacy group Cartoonists Rights Network International (CRNI). CRNI is a grou... Read Post