Cartoon: Part of the Regime

by Sampsonia Way    /  January 13, 2014  / No comments

Police: Part of the Regime

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This cartoon is selected in our project 360 Degrees for the theme the police – part of the people or part of the power (and why)? It is based on a comment by Raissa Krizdim: ‘The police in the Arab countries are created to beat people. They are part of the regime which is their source of income.’ On January 7, 2014 Turkey’s Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, dismissed hundreds of police officers in light of an ongoing corruption investigation.

Artist: Osvaldo Gutierrez Gomez, Cuba
See more of this artist’s work on Cartoon Movement.

This piece was originally published on February 12, 2013.

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Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.

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