Cartoon: Unattainable Democracy?

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In Burkina Faso, people have been protesting from months in the streets to demand democracy and justice. Could the fall and resignation of former President Blaise Campaore be the answer? Or are we only assisting to a changeover to a different dictator, a new military leader who is familiar and liked by the Pentagon?

Artist: Tomas (Italy)
See more of this artist’s work on Cartoon Movement.

This piece was originally published on November 10, 2014.

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