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Cartoon Movement Blocked in China

As a site that's dedicated to press freedom, we always run the risk of being censored by oppressive regimes. Last month we published 'Tibet's Sacrifice: Exiled Lives', an interactive comic about self-immolation among Tibetan activists in India. The comic was picked up by Tsering Woeser and translated into Chinese,and caught the eye of Chinese censors. The result: Cartoon Movement is no longer accessible in mainland China.

Malaysia Bans Cartoons During Elections

The Election Committee (EC) in Malaysia has decided to ban caricatures during the next election, because the last elections saw 'too many examples of inappropriate political caricatures'. Well-known cartoonist Zunar plan to fight the ban, calling it 'comical and ludricous'.

Susie Cagle Exhibits a the Cartoon Art Museum

From June 23 until September 23, the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco will feature the artwork of Susie Cagle in Small Press Spotlight, an ongoing exhibition giving attention to talented individuals  in alternative and small-press comics.

 Sherif Arafa Nominated in Arab Journalism Awards

Sherif Arafa was nominated for the Arab Journalism Awards 2012, in the category Outstanding Cartoon Work.


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