In his opening remarks, Mr Zafarullah held Sabir Nazar and the IRC in high esteem for holding such a comprehensive conference of cartoonists
The cartoon exhibition in Yangon was held in front of Mahabandoola Square and the cartoonists
sold T-shirts with their cartoons drawn on them as per the request made by the buyers.
"This is shameful that an artiste or a cartoonist
is arrested for his/her work.
Speaking to the Cihan news agency after holding an exhibit in Ankara on Wednesday to display some of his political cartoons published in The Economist, Kallaugher said he had heard about last week's attack on HE-rriyet columnist and journalist Ahmet Hakan, two Turkish cartoonists
from the satirical magazine Penguen being sentenced to 11 months in prison on charges of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an as well as several other journalists who are still in prison over the same accusation.
The film shows the cartoonists
who capture the comic and tragic in all four corners of the world, and in doing so, risk their lives with only a pencil as their weapon.
" He was not just a cartoonist
; his cartoons always had a message.
Here, I must also add a little story about cartoonist
Sudhir Dhar who was for a while my colleague at the Hindustan Times.
started criticising the current regime a few days after it rose with Morsi's ouster.
"In Arab countries, there are several schools and institutes that specialize in cartoons, where many cartoonists
meet and exchange their experiences." Shuja'a Al-Din doesn't like to discuss political issues in his cartoons.
Donnelly's visit to the Palestinian territory, organized by the US State Department and the US Consulate in Jerusalem, aimed to exchange expertise and experiences between both Palestinian and American cartoonists
He said: "What Jasper's cartoon did was appeal to the fundamentally puerile streak in all cartoonists
. Essentially, we all love toilet humour and this cartoon was funny and made us all laugh out loud."
When asked how fear influences their work, cartoonist
for The Daily StarAa Stavro Jabra responded by saying it is common for him and his colleagues to be contacted by ministers and deputies who are upset about particular drawings, but that those pressures don't prevent them from carrying on.