Thursday, May 3, 2012

12th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition-Results

The jury of the 12th World Press Freedom International Editorial Cartoon Competition, composed of Rod Macdonell, Gord McIntosh and myself, met last month to choose the winners.
Our picks were announced at the World Press Freedom Day Luncheon at the NAC in Ottawa today.

Grand Prize: Liz França (Brazil)


Second Prize: Riber Hansson (Sweden)

Third Prize: Hicabi Demirci (Turkey)

Awards of Excellence:

Ali Miraee (Iran)

Bruce MacKinnon (Canada)

Didie SW (Indonesia)

Haddad (France)

Le Hic (Algeria)

Marco De Angelis (Italy)

Pierre Brignaud (Canada)

Trayko Popov (Bulgaria)

Wand Da Peng (China)

Pov (Mauritius)

Here is the list of country of origin of this year's participants:

Algeria
Austria
Bangladesh
Belgium
Brazil
Bulgaria
Canada
China
Cuba
Czech Republic
Colombia
Egypt
France
Greece
Kosovo
India
Indonesia
Iran
Israel
Italy
Macedonia
Mauritius
Mexico
Montenegro
Netherlands
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Serbia
Slovenia
Sweden
Spain
Syria
Thailand
Turkey
UK
Ukraine
USA

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