Cartoon: Erdoğan v Penguen

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Once again Turkish president Recep Erdoğan is taking legal action against satirical magazine “Penguen” and specifically Bahadir Baurter & Özer Aydoğan. The president claims a cartoon including a closed finger and thumb gesture is an insult. The two cartoonists have been sentenced to 11 months in prison.

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

This piece was originally published on March 23, 2015.

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