Cartoon: Ley Mordaza Law

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People in Spain are protesting the passing of a new law–known as Ley Mordaza or “gag law”–that broadly censors their internet access and makes public protests a finable offense. The problematic law is considered by opponents as a return to the fascist policies of former dictator Francisco Franco.

Artist: Ramses Morales Izquierdo (Cuba)
See more of this artist’s work on Cartoon Movement.

This piece was originally published on July 7, 2015.

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