• Let's Talk About International Justice

    Let's Talk About International Justice

    If you're a regular visitor of our newsroom, you might have noticed a lot of cartoons on topics related to the ICC in the past few months. We have partnered with Justice Hub, an international platform focusing on international justice. Read more about it on our blog.

    19 Nov 2014
  • New Police Action Against Zunar

    New Police Action Against Zunar

    The Malaysian government is causing trouble again for cartoonist Zunar. Last month a Malaysian appeals court overturned a government ban on two of Zunar’s books, but the police have now decided open up new investigation against him under The Sedition Act. Human rights organization Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) has issued a statement to condemn the harassment.

    17 Nov 2014
  • The Future of Development Aid

    The Future of Development Aid

    On Monday November 17, we publish the final chapter of A Century of Silent Helpers, our 50-page comic on the history of development aid. The last chapter looks to the future; we ask experts in the field what they think development aid will (and should) look like in the decades to come. Check our blog for a preview page.

    12 Nov 2014
  • Dutch Verdict Could Spell Trouble for Cartoonists

    Dutch Verdict Could Spell Trouble for Cartoonists

    Dutch cartoonist Ruben L. Oppenheimer has been ordered by the court to rectify a cartoon in which he calls a lawyer 'shifty'. The verdict is remarkable, because it has far-reaching implications for political cartoonists and satirists in the Netherlands. Read more on our blog.

    07 Nov 2014
  • Comic Tackles Big Data

    Comic Tackles Big Data

    Comics journalism is doing well. More and more media organizations realize the potential of this form of storytelling. Last week, Al Jazeera America published its first comic, a 46-page graphic novella by Josh Neufeld and Michael Keller titled: Terms of Service: Understanding Our Role in the World of Big Data. The comic is freely available online. On our blog, we've posted a short review.

    04 Nov 2014
  • Cartoon Controversy in Israel

    Cartoon Controversy in Israel

    Israeli newspaper Haarezt has published a controversial cartoon about the strained relationship between the United Sates and Israel. In the cartoon, Amos Biderman compares Netanyahu to a 9/11 hijacker flying a plane into the World Trade Center.

    31 Oct 2014
  • Falco Exhibition in Oslo

    Falco Exhibition in Oslo

    If you live in Oslo (or happen to be in the area), be sure to check out the exhibition by Cuban graphic artist Falco which is currently on display at Gallery E96. More details here. The exhibition will be open until November 3.

    29 Oct 2014
  • Humanitarian Cartoons

    Humanitarian Cartoons

    The modest Kickstarter campaign by the Sphere Project to fund a small part of our joint project Humanitarian Cartoons was a success! The post cards and posters are currently being printed and will be distributed in November.

    27 Oct 2014
  • Blackwater Guards Found Guilty

    Blackwater Guards Found Guilty

    Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted this week for their role in the deadly shooting in Baghdad's Nisoor Square in 2007. If you're interested in a detailed account of the shooting, we recommend you take a look it this excellent interactive graphic report by Dan Archer, published in 2011.

    24 Oct 2014
  • New Cartoonist: Kfir Weizman

    New Cartoonist: Kfir Weizman

    We're delighted to welcome a new cartoonist from Israel to our community: Kfir Weizman is a cartoonist, illustrator and animator based in Modi'in.

    20 Oct 2014
  • The Sphere Project: Campaign Launch

    The Sphere Project: Campaign Launch

    Last year, we produced a number of cartoons for the Sphere Project, to be used in a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of universal standards in the field of humanitarian aid. It has taken some time, but this week the campaign was launched. Read about it on our blog.

    15 Oct 2014
  • 'Bad News is My Opium'

    'Bad News is My Opium'

    On our blog, we talk to Afghan cartoonist Mehdi Amini about his addiction to political cartoons. For years, Mehdi's cartoons would disappear in a secret folder on his computer. 'I made them only for myself, to keep me sane. Not to show to the world.' Then something changed that made him publish his work. Read the full interview here.

    03 Oct 2014
  • New Cartoonist: Ahmet Aykanat

    New Cartoonist: Ahmet Aykanat

    Ahmet Aykanat is a cartoonist from Turkey. He has been publishing cartoons since 1969, winning wide recognition in competitions, exhibitions and festivals. He is currently developing educational programs with cartoons.

    01 Oct 2014
  • New Cartoonist: MORO

    New Cartoonist: MORO

    We're very pleased to welcome Michel Moro Gómez (MORO), yet another cartoonist from Cuba, to Cartoon Movement. Although our world outlook might slant slightly with so many Cubans in our midst, there is just no denying they make excellent cartoons.

    29 Sep 2014
  • Fall 2014: Comics Journalism

    Fall 2014: Comics Journalism

    As the days are getting shorter and colder (in our part of the world), we have lots of new comics journalism lined up between now and Christmas. On the blog, we've posted an overview of the comics we have in production + previews.

    24 Sep 2014

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