Cartoon: Erdoğan v Kart

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Cartoonists all over the world have responded to the news that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan called upon state prosecutors to put cartoonist Musa Kart on trial over a drawing published in February 2014. Kart faced over nine years in jail if convicted but happily the case was dismissed almost immediately after it opened on the 23rd of October 2014.

Artist: Terry Anderson (United Kingdom)
See more of this artist’s work on Cartoon Movement.

This piece was originally published on October 24, 2014.

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