American artist Mike Flugennock illustrates a well-known symbol of solidarity in this curated cartoon. Over the last week, protesters flooded Rome’s streets in reaction to sweeping economic reforms recommended by Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
Today’s curated cartoon on Sampsonia Way Magazine was created by “Dr. Meddy” of Tanzania. He provides an interpretation of the recent humanitarian disaster, religious conflict, and internecine fighting within the Central African Republic (CAR).
The Constitutional court in Turkey ruled PM Erdogan’s actions illegal, after the two week period in which he banned Twitter. In today’s curated cartoon, Artist Osvaldo Gutierrez depicts the iconic social media symbol escaping its former clutches.
Artist Victor Ndula addresses the 2007-2008 Kenyan post-election violence in this cartoon, in light of the UN’s International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims.
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