In the night between the 15th and 16th of July 2016 a military golpe attemps to overthrow the Turkish government, but ends in failure. Erdogan, stronger, is leading a fierce retaliation of any kind of internal opposition.
Photographs circulating around the internet of Normandy terrorist Adel Kermiche show him as a fresh-faced fifteen year old Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray local who according to a former school friend, enjoyed playing football and talking to girls.
His parents began to notice a change in him after the age of sixteen and flagged his radical behavior to authorities. He was arrested trying to go to Syria and was put under supervision upon his return.
So what caused Adel Kermiche to become radicalised? Extremist literature on the internet?
Or something more sinister closer to home?
Sometimes I feel like a vulture waiting for the next terrorist attack to occur so I can do a cartoon about it. There is so much tragedy in the world.
My wife was worried about me tonight after the Normandy priest beheading... she said I had haunted eyes.
I said "Yes dear, I'll take a break from cartooning"
...but I know that I probably wont.