• Zunar Banned from Traveling

    Zunar Banned from Traveling

    We have reported about Malaysian cartoonist Zunar on numerous occasions. Zunar’s cartoons are very critical of the Malaysian government, much to the dismay of government officials. He currently faces nine charges under the Sedition Act with the possibility of 43 years in jail. Today, he was also banned from traveling. Read his statement on our blog.

    17 Oct 2016
  • Cartoons Going Viral

    Cartoons Going Viral

    We’re proud of the cartoons we publish every day, and it’s great to see some of them really have an impact. Recently, two of the cartoons we have published went truly viral: Allepo(nica) by Vasco Gargalo and Nobody is Haiti by Elchicotriste. Both have been published widely and have reached an audience of millions.

    13 Oct 2016
  • Stop Thinking, Start Clicking

    Stop Thinking, Start Clicking

    A modest milestone this week as our Twitter account is about to hit 10,000. If you want to see our cartoons as we publish them, and keep track of news in the world of cartooning, consider joining us on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

    06 Oct 2016
  • A Cartoon for Europe

    A Cartoon for Europe

    This weekend, the winners of Una Vignetta per L’Europa 2016 were announced in Ferrara, Italy. The concourse is organized by the European Commission in Italy in cooperation with Internazionale and VoxEurop, and awards the best political cartoons about Europe that have been published in Italian media. This year is noteworhty (for us) because all the winning cartoonists are also members of Cartoon Movement. Read more on our blog.

    03 Oct 2016
  • Questions of Copyright

    Questions of Copyright

    Questions of copyright is our monthly feature in which we share some of our questions and concerns about how and where cartoons from Cartoon Movement are used without our permission. Read it on our blog.

    30 Sep 2016
  • Cartoon Exhibition in Amsterdam

    Cartoon Exhibition in Amsterdam

    The main library in Amsterdam is hosting an exhibition of the 100 best Dutch editorial cartoon from the past year, made by 40 cartoonists from the Netherlands. Among them are numerous cartoonists whose work is also featured on Cartoon Movement. More details (and photos) on our blog.

    28 Sep 2016
  • Writer Shot Ahead of Cartoon Trial in Jordan

    Writer Shot Ahead of Cartoon Trial in Jordan

    Yesterday, Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was gunned down outside an Amman courthouse, where Hattar was to stand trial for a Facebook post containing a “blasphemous” cartoon. Jonathan Guyer, an expert of cartoons in the Middle East shares his thoughts.

    26 Sep 2016
  • Support Eaten Fish

    Support Eaten Fish

    Eaten Fish is the pen name of a 24-year old Iranian cartoonist currently interned in the notorious Manus Island immigration detention camp . Australian cartoonists have started a campaign to urge the Australian government to release Eaten Fish. We join this campaign with a series of international cartoons in support of our colleague.

    20 Sep 2016
  • The Art of Dissenters

    The Art of Dissenters

    Ukrainian cartoonist Vladimir Kazanevsky writes about a century of cartoons, especially those cartoons that do not use any words to communicate their idea. How has the visual language they use evolved, and has their place in society changed? Read the essay on our blog.

    12 Sep 2016
  • Water Exhibition

    Water Exhibition

    Swiss NGO Terragir has included a number of our water cartoons on posters in an exhibition titled ‘Water as a common good?’, which is on display in Geneva this summer.

    05 Sep 2016
  • New Cartoonist: Latif Fityani

    New Cartoonist: Latif Fityani

    Latif Fityani is a cartoonist from Jordan.He has been working as a professional cartoonist for a local TV channel since 2014. Check out his Facebook profile to see more of his work.

    01 Sep 2016
  • Cartooning In Turkey

    Cartooning In Turkey

    Turkey is in turmoil. Numerous terrorist attacks have taken a bloody toll in the last year and an attempted coup has only strengthened the power of Erdogan, who seems to be on a mission to force everyone who doesn't agree with him into submission. We talk to four of our Turkish cartoonists, Menekse Cam, Emrah Arikan, Halit Kurtulmus and Ozuz Gurel, to find out what it's like to be a satirist Turkey these days. Read the full interview here.

    29 Aug 2016
  • 2016 Courage In Editorial Cartooning Award

    2016 Courage In Editorial Cartooning Award

    Every year, Cartoonists Rights Network International searches the world of political cartooning for those who have demonstrated exceptional courage and resilience in the face of life-threatening risk and danger. This year’s recipient, whose pen name is Eaten Fish, is an Iranian national, currently interred in the Manus Island detention camp in Papua New Guinea. Read more on the website of CRNI.

    27 Aug 2016
  • New Cartoonist: Hamed Bazrafkan

    New Cartoonist: Hamed Bazrafkan

    Hamed Bazrafkan is an editorial cartoonist from Esfahan in Iran. He works for Esfahanenimrooz Magazine, both as a cartoonist and as the chief editor of the cartoon section of the magazine.

    23 Aug 2016
  • New Monthly Feature: The List

    New Monthly Feature: The List

    Media love using cartoons, and most of them pay a (albeit often modest) republication fee. But every month we track down media that use our cartoons without asking for permission, let alone offer compensation. We take action in every case of copyright infringement, because we feel it’s important to point out that cartoons are made by professionals and thus aren’t free. Now we also publish a list of them every month on our blog.

    17 Aug 2016