Eaten Fish receives Voltaire Award

Each year Liberty Victoria give the Voltaire Empty Chair Award to an outstanding contributor to free speech who is unable to accept it in person. This year it is Eaten Fish  “the prize-winning cartoonist and Iranian asylum seeker held on Manus Island for almost four years.  His pen name evokes lives relentlessly consumed, expended, chewedContinue reading “Eaten Fish receives Voltaire Award”

Eaten Fish claim for asylum rejected

Eaten Fish, the award-winning cartoonist and Iranian asylum seeker detained on Manus Island, has had his refugee claim rejected and been told he must return to Iran, despite severe mental illness and Iran refusing to accept asylum seekers who are forcibly repatriated… Read the full story here at the Guardian.

More Cartoons for Eaten Fish

Eaten Fish is being awarded the the Courage in Editorial Cartooning Award by the Cartoonists Rights Network International on September 24. There is a fancy dinner and an award ceremony in North Carolina which he cannot attend as he remains detained on Manus Island. A new group of cartoonists have drawn cartoons in support of Eaten Fish including lastContinue reading “More Cartoons for Eaten Fish”

Eaten Fish wins 2016 Courage in Editorial Cartooning Award

Eaten Fish has won the  2016 Award for Courage in Editorial Cartooning from Cartoonists Rights Network International. You can read about it on their website here. A statement from Eaten Fish will be added here as soon as we get one. The award will be presented at the annual convention of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists inContinue reading “Eaten Fish wins 2016 Courage in Editorial Cartooning Award”