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Iranian Man Awarded International Cartooning Award

An Iranian man who has been detained at Australia's Manus Island detention centre for over three years was awarded an international cartooning award for courage by the Cartoonist Rights Network International. 
•    Ali, who goes by the pen name Mr Eaten Fish, has been detained in Australia’s offshore immigration processing centre for more than three years.
•    The man, under the pen-name 'Eaten Fish', has documented abuses he suffered at the centre through his cartoons, pushing "through the veil of secrecy and silence".
•    CRNI is an international human rights organization with a network of more than 600 illustrators. 
•    It seeks to support and defend cartoonists facing censorship, intimidation, imprisonment, violence and death.
•    It campaigns for protection and freedom of cartoonists, and its annual award seeks to honor an individual for expressing their freedom of speech rights.

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