Syrian musician Abazar Hamid. Image courtesy of the artist.

Censored Sounds: Abazar Hamid

Three songs from Sudanese musician Abazar Hamid, ICORN artist-in-residence of the Harstad City of Refuge in Norway.

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Cartoon: Brexit

Britain’s crisis widens days after citizens vote for the country to leave the European Union.

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Slideshow: Freedom Hospital by Hamid Sulaiman

Freedom Hospital is a graphic novel by Syrian artist Hamid Sulaiman, who had to flee Damascus after being jailed for his participation in the 2011 Arab Spring protests.

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The Perils Facing Kenya’s Freedom of Speech and Peaceful Protests

The increasing protests in Kenya and the upcoming presidential election highlight the tribal tensions that are hurting the country’s democracy and freedom of expression.

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Cartoon: The Defender

A death toll of 185 makes 2015 the deadliest year for environmental activists.

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    Cartoon: Social Media Police

    Authorities use social media to track criminals and terrorists; dictators use social media to track and stop dissent; and “justice” can be dispensed by social media users at any perceived wrongdoing by public shaming of the culprit.

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