7th APRIL 2015 - Vol.XXXVIII No.018
World News

Iran cartoon contest...

TEHRAN: Iran's largest selling newspaper yesterday announced it was holding a contest on cartoons of the Holocaust in response to the caricatures uproar.

"It will be an international cartoon contest about the Holocaust," said Farid Mortazavi, the graphics editor for Hamshahri newspaper - which is published by Tehran's conservative municipality.

He said the plan was to turn the tables on the assertion that newspapers can print offensive material in the name of freedom of expression.

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