In February, we invited cartoonists from all over the world to send in work for the World Press Freedom Conference cartoon competition. The theme of the competition was journalism without fear or favour. In many countries the independence and freedom of media is under attack. Journalists must be able to do their work without fear of or favour from any particular person, opinion, ideology, or other actors.
The jury, formed by Malaysian cartoonist Zunar, Nicaraguan cartoonist Pedro X. Molina and Niels Beugeling, the former director of the Amsterdam Press Museum, selected a longlist of 70 cartoons. A top 10 of cartoons that will be exhibited during the WPFC 2020 and the winner will be revealed later this year.
Here is the longlist: