Thursday, April 25Human Rights Support Org. Corp., A Project for the People by the People.

Call for Sketches & Cartoons: “The 1st Human Rights International Sketches & Cartoons Contest”

Credit: Hassan Karimzadeh (Cartoonist and copyright holder)

The First Human Rights International Sketches & Cartoons Contest

Human Rights Support Org. Corp. (HRS Org) would like to invite sketches & cartoons submissions (of up to five items per artist) for “The First Human Rights International Sketches & Cartoons Contest”.

The major theme for this contest is “Human Rights: Grim Present, Hopeful Future!”

The Applicants (sketch artists and cartoonists) may want to observe and illustrate the human right of their choice and the violations thereof. However, they are highly encouraged to illustrate solutions that spark light into future paths to tackling/eradicating the issue(s) and/or show the hopeful horizons at sight for a promising future for mankind.

Human Rights Support Org. Corp. is a duly incorporated entity according to the laws of ON, Canada, Registration No.: 002657211, and is focused on promoting human rights and educating people on these rights. For more information, please click here.

Important Dates

Submission Opening Date:                                                                 Dec 01, 2018
Submission Closing Date:                                                                   Feb 28, 2019

You must send your submissions to the email: hrsorg {at} outlook {dot} com

The sketches and cartoons will be reviewed by a Committee of experts in the industry shortly after the closing date (the members will be announced in the future). A $200, $100 and $50 CAD cash award and the HRS Org’s Human Rights Support Award (Carved Trophy) will be awarded respectively to the sketches and cartoons that would rank the first to third based on the panel of judges’ selection.

Rules & Regulations

  1. There is no fee for participating in the contest. It is completely free.
  2. Sketches and cartoons available on the internet are not eligible.
  3. The sketches and cartoons format can be one of the following: JPEG or PNG
  4. Two copies must be submitted: one high quality version (a minimum resolution of 1200 dpi) and one with an optimized size and format for web posting.
  5. Sketches and cartoons can be submitted from all countries.
  6. One artist’s mug shot is encouraged to be submitted along with the sketches or cartoons. This is not mandatory.
  7. Each Applicant is allowed to submit up to five sketches and cartoons to the contest.


NB: The copyright of the sketches and cartoons will continue to be owned by their respective artists/owners. However, all artists/owners of the submitted sketches and cartoons hereby grant Human Rights Support Org. Corp. the non-exclusive unconditional right to upload any of the photos, at HRS Org’s discretion, on the HRS Org’s website, and its social media network free of charge.





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