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.
Michael Cavna has a fine write-up here on the Cartoonists Rights Network International naming the Indian cartoonist Kanika Mishra and the Palestinian cartoonist Majida Shaheen this year's winners of the Award for Courage in Editoria... 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
The Cartoonists Rights Network International has just announced that Indian cartoonist Kanika Mishra and Palestinian cartoonist Majda Shaheen are the 2014 winners of the Award for Courage in Editorial Cartooning. Read full article >... Read Post