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  • Press Release: Courage of Cartooning Award 2014
  • 08/25/2014

Washington, D.C., August 13, 2014 -- Mr. Joel Pett, President of Cartoonists Rights Network International (CRNI) has just announced that the CRNI Board of Directors has selected Indian cartoonist Kanika Mishra as the recipient of the Award for Courage in Editorial Cartooning for 2014.

 
Each year CRNI gives this coveted award to a cartoonist in great danger who has demonstrated exceptional courage in the exercise of free speech rights under extraordinary circumstances.
 
Our policy on the Award for Courage in Editorial Cartooning:
We award a cartoonist in grave danger
We do not award any cartoonists who advocate violence or hate
We do not award a cartoon
 
An Award of Special Recognition will also be given to Palestinian cartoonist, Majda Shaheen.
 
This year’s ceremony will take place on October 11th in San Francisco, California USA during the annual convention of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists from the 9th to the 11th.  
 

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Courage in Cartooning Award