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Editorial cartoonists celebrate press freedom

Check out the winners of the 2013 cartoon competition


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)