Some of you will have notice that since a year ago CM is under troll attack, some of us authors being daily under harassment, threaten and spamming on an operation of passive-agressive censorship towards suppression of our work and the treatment of certain topics. This is a drawing to encourge all those cartoonists that are fighting alone for the survival of freedom of expression in this site despite indiscriminate bullying. Courage, and patience!
"Consider men and women on an equal footing is contrary to nature, the two genres are different in character and physique: women must make mothers". With this clarification, Erdogan also celebrates the day anti-violence against women, we can not know what happens to women who do not agree.
In the United States, today is Thanksgiving Day. It is a day of holiday with religious roots, in which people give thanks for the good harvest of the preceding year. It would be really nice if this celebration became a day dedicated to peace: a day for Americans to stop and reflect on the military policy held by their country in recent years.
Every european country is signing the will of recognition of the State of Palestina despite the threaten of the government of Israel. First Sweden officially, UK, then Spain, now France is about to do it, following czech republic, Poland, etc. It seems like things might become harder for the state of Israel to continue with his genocide against people of Palestina. http://rt.com/news/208187-israel-france-grave-mistake/
The UK indepence Party is gaining ground, and I just had to do a caricature of Nigel Farage (Google him, if you don't know who he is). Perhaps I wanted to do a cartoon on this because we have a similar nutjob in the Netherlands, with similar ideas...
In solidarity with Moroccan cartoonist my friend Khalid Gueddar: Now is the trial of Moroccan cartoonist Khalid as a house because of the old paint against a cousin of the King of Morocco.
43 students from a rural teachers college of Ayotzinapa went missing in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico. They were intercepted by local police while they were travelling to hold a protest. Once the students were in custody, they were handed over to Guerreros Unidos crime syndicate and presumably killed.(Wikipedia.)
The killings are commonly carried out on women and girls refusing to enter an arranged marriage, being in a relationship that is disapproved by their relatives, having sex outside marriage, becoming the victims of rape, or engaging in relationships.
From Sitara and Shakila to Gulnaar and Ayesha, or the woman who was stoned to death in a village of Baghlan province, or the girl who was raped in public, and the worst of all, women in Afghanistan live with the nightmare that they might be stoned to death. And this story of evolved and wise human being, continues…
In ultraconservative countries like Afghanistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia and….. -- where existence of women and their appearance is a big issue--, Starbucks is not allowed to operate unless it modifies its brand logo to match the country’s Sharia Law on “appearance of women in public”.