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Three Share Rights Group's 'Creative Dissent' Award

The New York-based Human Rights Foundation has awarded its 2016 Vaclav Havel Prize for Creative Dissent to an Iranian cartoonist, a Russian performance artist and an Uzbek photojournalist. "The prize celebrates those who, with bravery and ingenuity, unmask the lie of dictatorship by living the truth," the foundation said in a release Thursday. The committee described Atena Farghadani as "a prisoner of conscience of the Iranian regime." Farghadani was sentenced to 12...

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