• New Cartoonist: SWAHA

    New Cartoonist: SWAHA

    SWAHA is a French-Lebanese artist. In the past, she has worked with Le Monde edition Proche-Orient and Femme Magazine. Now she works as an independent artist. We’re delighted to welcome her work to our newsroom. Check out more cartoons on SWAHA’s website or Facebook page.

    15 Jun 2015
  • The Illustrated

    The Illustrated

    A new cartoon app launched this month for both Android and Apple. The app, called The Illustrated, delivers 5 high quality political cartoons from around the world to your tablet or smartphone each day. Read more about it on our blog or download it here.

    12 Jun 2015
  • 'We Are Not Amnesty International'

    'We Are Not Amnesty International'

    Rumblings in FECO, the Federation of Cartoonists Organisations. More and more cartoonists question FECO’s cooperation with state-sponsored cartoon organisations in Iran, such as the Tabriz Cartoon Association and the Iranian House of Cartoon (organizer of the infamous Holocaust Cartoon Competition). On our blog, an overview of the debate and the latest developments.

    10 Jun 2015
  • Iranian Artist Sentenced to 12 Years

    Iranian Artist Sentenced to 12 Years

    Sad news from Iran. Iranian artist-activist Atena Farghadani has been handed a 12 year prison sentence by Tehran’s Revolutionary Court for posting a cartoon in protest of legislation to restrict birth-control and make divorce more difficult in her country. The illustration, in which Iran’s parliamentarians were depicted with animal heads, was posted on Farghadani’s Facebook page. Read more on the website for Cartoonists Rights Network International.

    04 Jun 2015
  • FIFA Cartoons

    FIFA Cartoons

    Cartoonists are always quick to zoom in on corruption. When it comes to FIFA, they’ve been drawing cartoons about Blatter, bribery and working conditions in Qatar for quite a while. But last week, following the arrest of FIFA officials, our newsroom exploded. Check out all our FIFA cartoons here.

    01 Jun 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Sahar Ajami

    New Cartoonist: Sahar Ajami

    Sahar Ajami is an Oslo based Iranian artist. Sahar has worked on projects ranging from text books as well as award-winning cartoons and illustrations. Currently She is working on a series of cartoons focused on women and their issues. To see more of her work, check out her Facebook page.

    26 May 2015
  • 5th Meeting of Cartoonists in Caen

    5th Meeting of Cartoonists in Caen

    Cartoon Movement is patnering with Le Mémorial de Caen to organize the 5th international meeting of cartoonists in Caen, France. The 3-day meeting will take place on 11, 12 and 13 September 2015. The programme was announced yesterday at a press conference in Caen. Read more here (in French) or stay tuned for a comprehensive update on our blog.

    21 May 2015
  • The Rise of Cartooning

    The Rise of Cartooning

    The Doha Centre for Media Freedom writes about the renewed relevance of editorial cartooning in the wake of the attack on Charlie Hebdo, and the challenges facing the profession: ‘We think of free speech as threatened by terrorism or state oppression, but a more subtle way to silence criticism is to simply make it uneconomical.’ Read the full article here.

    13 May 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Guiseppe La Micela

    New Cartoonist: Guiseppe La Micela

    Part of our mission is to support young promising artists with a knack for hard-hitting editorial cartoons. Giuseppe La Micela is a 23-year old Italian cartoonist, and we see a bright future for him. He currently works for several blogs, websites and digital magazines.

    11 May 2015
  • New Cartoonists: Petry & Crisan

    New Cartoonists: Petry & Crisan

    Bogdan Petry and Horia Crisan are two cartoonists from Romenia who work together to create stunning digital cartoons. Check out their profile page on Cartoon Movement; you can see even more of their work here.

    03 May 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Vasco Gargalo

    New Cartoonist: Vasco Gargalo

    Vasco Gargalo is a freelance cartoonist and illustratrator from Portugal. His work is published in various Portuguese newspapers and magazines. To see more of his work, visit his website.

    27 Apr 2015
  • Cartooning in Yemen

    Cartooning in Yemen

    Arwa Moukbel is a young cartoonist that recently joined our community. She’s from Yemen, not a place where you’d expect to find (female) cartoonists. All the more reason to ask her a few questions. Read more on our blog.

    23 Apr 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Rafat Alkhateeb

    New Cartoonist: Rafat Alkhateeb

    Rafat is a young cartoonist living and working in Amman, Jordan. His work is currently published by online platform Nesan News. You can see more of his work here.

    20 Apr 2015
  • New Cartoonist: Osama Hajjaj

    New Cartoonist: Osama Hajjaj

    We’re very happy to welcome renowned Jordan cartoonist Osama Hajjaj to Cartoon Movement. He currently works for ‘Al Arab Al Youm’ newspaper. His cartoons are related to people’s life in Jordan and the political events in the Middle East and the world. Check out his website and Facebook page to see more of his work.

    15 Apr 2015
  • Comic: South Sudan Explained

    Comic: South Sudan Explained

    On Wednesday, we will publish an 8-page comic that explains the conflict in South Sudan. Produced in cooperation with the Justice and Security research Programme of the LSE, The comic is an innovative approach to present academic research to a broader audience. Read more on our blog.

    13 Apr 2015