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Jewish caricaturists participate in Tehran's international holocaust caricature competition

Tehran, Nov 1, IRNA-Four Jewish caricaturists participated in Tehran International Caricature Exhibition on " Holocaust".

Secretary of the Competition Section Masoud Shojaei Tabatabaei said in closing ceremony of the international exhibition on Wednesday it was interesting that no sign of antisemitism could be traced in any of the caricatures received by the Competition Section.

He said in the competition, 1,193 works from 67 countries participated among which the jury chose 250.

Shojaei also said 480 articles concerning holocaust were received by the secretariat.

He added Brazil after Iran and Turkey had sent the biggest number of the works to the exhibition.

Some of the caricaturists were under sort of pressures, which in some cases caused the recalling of the artistic work, Shojaei said.

International Caricature Exhibition on 'Holocaust' wrapped up its work here on Wednesday.

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