Our Board’s choice was based solely on reports from other non-governmental organizations, as CRNI was not able to establish any contact with the journalist, or his family. According to these sources, Mr Raslan, who is now 28, is still in prison at an unknown location in Syria. We know little about his present whereabouts or his condition. [full story]
Cartoonists Rights Network International will continue to monitor Mr. Raslan’s situation closely, and once again calls on the Syrian government to drop all charges against Mr. Raslan, and release him immediately to his family.