Cartoon: Censorship in Ecuador

by    /  May 17, 2016  / 1 Comment

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Vilma Vargas’s exhibition, featuring a central theme of freedom of expression, is facing censorship from the Ecuadorian government.

Artist: Vilma Vargas (Ecuador)
View more of this artist’s work on Cartoon Movement.

This piece was originally published on May 16, 2016.

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  • Alex

    It is a regretable fact that, in most of South America, most if not all so called progressive governments find philosophical discrepancy a painfully intolerable intrusion into what they consider obvious enlightenment. And they are much more virulent and vengeful in their reaction than reason would allow. I remember Peru’s dictator Juan Velasco Alvarado forbidding Santa Claus arguing it was a product of american imperialism, along with Donald Duck et al.