The Islamic Students Organization of the University of Isfahan, has called for another (anti) Holocaust Cartoon Contest. The call was launched in February and will last until April 2. The official goal of the contest is to show sympathy with the oppressed Palestinian people, to express hatred against Israel and to denounce that the numbers of the Jews dead during the Holocaust were artificial. The winner of the contest will receive 100,000 Toman. The runner up will win 60,000 Toman and the third 40,000 Toman.
This contest in Isfahan will be the premise to the national Holocaust Cartoon Contest, scheduled for June 2016 and organized by the 11th Tehran International Cartoon Biennial (sponsored directly by the Municipality). The winner of this contest will receive $ 50,000 cash prize. UNESCO asked Iran’s Government to cancel the contest.