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Cartoonists Rights Network International is the 2019 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards Campaigning Fellow

09 Apr 2019
BY INDEX ON CENSORSHIP

Cartoonists Rights Network International (CRNI) is a small organisation with a big impact: monitoring threats and abuses against editorial cartoonists worldwide. Marshalling an impressive worldwide network, CRNI helps to focus international attention on cases in which cartoonists are persecuted and put pressure on the persecutors. CRNI tracks censorship, fines, penalties and physical intimidation – including of family members, assault, imprisonment and even assassinations. Once a threat is detected, CRNI often partners with other human rights organisations to maximise the pressure and impact of a campaign to protect the cartoonist and confront those who seek to censor political cartoonists.

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2019 Fellows

Journalism 2019
Digital Activism 2019
Campaigning 2019
Arts 2019

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