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Editorial cartoonists celebrate press freedom

Check out the winners of the 2013 cartoon competition

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The Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom has announced the winners of its 13th International Editorial Cartoon Competition.

This year’s theme was “hard times and free speech.”

Taking first place–and $1,500–is Leslie Ricciardi of Uruguay. Canadian Dale Cummings came in second and Peter Chmela of Slovakia came in third.

View the three winners below, plus the 10 runner-up cartoons.

First place: Leslie Ricciardi

Second place: Dale Cummings

Third place: Peter Chmela

4th: Pierre Berthiaume (Canada)

5th: Roger Tweedt (France)

6th: Simone Orlandini (Italy)

7th: Oleg Loktyev (Russia)

8th: Faruk Soyarat (Turkey)

9th: Hessam Dadkhah (Iran)

10th: Kap (Spain)

11th: Karry (Peru)

12th: Stefano Antonucci (Italy)

13th: Marc Pageau (Canada)