• New Cartoonist: Ibraheem Alawamleh

    New Cartoonist: Ibraheem Alawamleh

    Ibraheem Alawamleh is a 29-year old graphic designer, caricaturist and cartoonist from Amman, Jordan. His cartoons are made using digital software. Check out his Facebook page to see more of his work.

    10 Sep 2013
  • TEDxHagueAcademy


    Today, the Peace Palace in The Hague is host to TEDxHagueAcademy, a TEDx event with a focus on peace, justice and human rights. Nine excellent speakers will talk about subjects ranging from the Sharia to the international role of China. Our cartoonists have been asked to visualize the subjects: the result will be shown in between the different sessions. Watch the livestream here.

    09 Sep 2013
  • The Hague Kenya Trials

    The Hague Kenya Trials

    Summer vacation has come to an end (at least in our part of the world), and we're kicking off September with a new cartoon project. The project is a cooperation with Radio Netherlands Worldwide, and will focus on the upcoming ICC trials of Ruto, Sang and Kenyatta, three Kenyans who stand accused of crimes against humanity, for their role in the post-election violence in 2007-08. Read more on our blog.

    05 Sep 2013
  • New Cartoonist: Dr. Meddy

    New Cartoonist: Dr. Meddy

    Mohammed Jumanne, also known as Dr. Meddy, is a 21-year old cartoonist from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. His work has been published in various Tanzanian media; currently he works for the Business Times.

    03 Sep 2013
  • Intervention in Syria?

    Intervention in Syria?

    It is increasingly unsure if the United States will actually launch a military intervention against Syria, but that doesn't stop our cartoonists from voicing their opinion. And where we saw division when it came to the bloodshed in Egypt, we now see an almost unanimous condemnation of Obama's war plans.

    02 Sep 2013
  • New Cartoonist: Joen Yunus

    New Cartoonist: Joen Yunus

    Yunus Erlangga, artist name Joen Yunus, is the second cartoonist from Indonesia to join Cartoon Movement. He has been a professional cartoonist and caricaturist since 1992, and has received multiple awards. To see more of his work, visit his blog Natural Born Cartoonist.

    30 Aug 2013
  • Chemical Weapons in Syria

    Chemical Weapons in Syria

    As UN inspectors are heading to the site of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, our cartoonists visually condemn all the death and suffering that is the result of this conflict. Check out cartoons on the chemical attack here, and our entire cartoon collection on the conflict in Syria here.

    26 Aug 2013
  • New Cartoonist: Sajith Kumar

    New Cartoonist: Sajith Kumar

    When we started building our cartoonists community in 2008, we expected to have cartoonists from India join fairly soon. For some reason, it has taken five years to get the first Indian cartoonist on board. So we're very pleased to welcome Sajith Kumar, a 32- year old editorial cartoonist based in New Delhi, working for the Financial Chronicle, a business daily.

    22 Aug 2013
  • Censorship in Venezuela, or Not?

    Censorship in Venezuela, or Not?

    In the webdoc 'No Laughing Matter', Venezuelan cartoonist Rayma Suprani explains how she has been threatened because of her cartoons. Emilio Agra, also cartoonist in Venezuela, thinks Rayma's claims about the Venezuelan media are untrue, and her fear of oppression is exaggerated. Read our interview with Emilio on the blog.

    20 Aug 2013
  • Egypt: Battle of Opinions

    Egypt: Battle of Opinions

    For the last week, our newsroom has been flooding with cartoons about the events in Egypt. The issue has sparked a battle of opinions, with some clear fault lines. On the blog, we identify the major divisions by looking at the cartoons that have been sent to us.

    18 Aug 2013
  • Partnership: Hollandse Hoogte

    Partnership: Hollandse Hoogte

    Hollandse Hoogte is a well-known Dutch photo agency that supplies images to newspapers, magazines and organisations, in the Netherlands and around the world. Cartoon Movement is very excited to be partnering with Hollandse Hoogte, making all our cartoons available via their distribution channels.

    16 Aug 2013
  • New Shirt Design: Ecstasy of Power

    New Shirt Design: Ecstasy of Power

    We have added a new design to our t-shirt webshop based on this cartoon by Shahrokh Heidari. There is a disturbing link between psychopathy and leadership.

    15 Aug 2013
  • The Burka Avenger

    The Burka Avenger

    A cartoon that recently launched in Pakistan is about a girl donning a burqa at night to fight evil as a superhero. It was created by Pakistani pop star Haroon, in part because of extremists shutting down girls' schools. It's not exactly editorial cartoons, but it does once again prove the power of visuals to incorporate social messages, such as the importance of education.

    13 Aug 2013
  • Interview with Sampsonia Way

    Interview with Sampsonia Way

    CM's main editor Tjeerd Royaards talks to Sampsonia Way about the concept of more than one truth and the dilemmas of uncensored free speech: 'These are really difficult issues. I’m not saying I won’t ever censor anything on Cartoon Movement, but I’d like not to.' Read the full interview here.

    09 Aug 2013
  • Book Promotion

    Book Promotion

    We try to limit the amount of promotion we do, but since we still have some boxes of cartoon books left in storage, we thought we'd get away with a tiny bit of it to for those interested in obtaining a copy from our dwindling supply. Read more about what we think is one of the best cartoon collections out there.

    08 Aug 2013