by the Forward

World's Biggest Cartooning Festival Drops SodaStream as Sponsor

FIBD Angouleme, one of the world’s biggest and most prestigious comics festivals in the world, dropped Sodastream as their one of their 2016 sponsors.

This is a win for BDS, who has for two years in a row (2014 and 2015), petitioned the the organization to drop the Sodastream sponsorship.

Over 160 cartoonists have signed the petition over the year, including Ben Katchor, MacArthur “Genius” award winner Alison Bechdel (“Fun Home”), Sarah Glidden (“How to Understand Israel is 60 Days of Less”) and former Forward contributor Eli Valley.

This story "World's Biggest Cartooning Festival Drops SodaStream as Sponsor" was written by Lior Zaltzman.

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Lior Zaltzman

Lior Zaltzman

Lior Zaltzman was the Forward’s Digital Fellow. Follow her on twitter @liorca.

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