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Iran hosts anti-Islamic State cartoon contest

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TEHRAN, June 1 (UPI) -- A cartoon contest, encouraging artwork defaming the Islamic State, is underway in Iran, with the winner to be chosen Sunday.

Iran's state-run, Press TV, reported artists from over 40 countries have submitted anti-IS cartoons. Although Iran does not have a reputation for free speech, with the Committee to Protect Journalists noting it is among the 10 most censored countries and among the world's biggest jailers of reporters, government-sponsored cartoon contests are encouraged as long as the artwork hews to government policy; a recent contest involved the country's official denial of the Holocaust.

http://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2015/06/01/Iran-hosts-anti-Islamic-State-cartoon-contest/4931433170767/?spt=sec&or=tn

 
 
 

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