Tag: political cartoons

The CBLDF Victory Everyone is Talking About

President Trump’s campaign issued a complaint causing the removal of Nick Anderson’s political cartoon from @redbubble. Today, we’re leading a coalition calling on Redbubble to affirm its commitment to the First Amendment and reinstate Mr. Anderson’s work. https://t.co/g3DXeNggbr pic.twitter.com/01YSnm9VWS —…

It’s Not the National “Men’s” Cartoonists Society

Editorial Note: In the month of March, CBLDF will be running a series of articles and resources from She Changed Comics. These articles and resources are meant not just to educate, but also spark conversations, and help create teachable moments surrounding the…

Memoirs of a Very Stable Genius & More GNs Signed by Shannon Wheeler Benefit CBLDF!

This week CBLDF is rewarding your donations with GNs signed by New Yorker Cartoonist and multiple Eisner Award-winning creator Shannon Wheeler! CBLDF supporters can donate today to grab a copy of his brand-new collection of short stories and more, Memoirs of a…

Twelve Cartoons Rejected from European Parliament Exhibition

An exhibition of cartoons by Greek artists to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the European Union was marred last month by the rejection of almost half the works that were to hang in a European Parliament building, on grounds that…

Latuff Sounds Alarm for Free Expression in Turkey

As we continue to await a verdict in the politically-motivated trial of Turkish political cartoonist Musa Kart and 16 of his journalist and editorial colleagues from Cumhuriyet newspaper, fellow cartoonist Carlos Latuff is doing everything he can from his home…

Submissions Open for International Human Rights Cartoon Award

Exiled Iranian cartoonist Kianoush Ramezani, who was forced to flee his native country when the regime took notice of his work in 2009, has established a new international prize to recognize cartoonists who are speaking out on issues of human…

Report Highlights Cartoonists Under Threat Worldwide

Two years after the attack on Charlie Hebdo staff, the world’s free expression focus has largely shifted away from cartoonists. That certainly does not mean the danger has disappeared, however, as a recent 30-page report from the French nonprofit Cartooning…

Syrian Cartoonists Persevere Despite Chaos

Six years after Syria’s uprising began, the future of the country is far from certain. But one surprising result of the turbulence is already apparent: an abrupt flowering of cartoons, comic magazines, and animated shorts spreading mostly through rebel-held areas…

Musa Kart Indicted After Lengthy Detention, Could Face 29 Years in Prison

Five months after Turkish political cartoonist Musa Kart was arrested along with several of his colleagues from Cumhuriyet newspaper on suspicion of supporting Kurdish militants and the Gulenist movement, they finally were formally indicted this week. If convicted, Kart could…