• Cartoons for World Humanitarian Day

    Cartoons for World Humanitarian Day

    World Humanitarian Day is held every year on 19 August to pay tribute to aid workers who risk their lives in humanitarian service, and to rally support for people affected by crises around the world. On our blog, we’ve selected 10 cartoons that fit this day perfectly.

    19 Aug 2017
  • New Cartoonist: Oleh Smal

    New Cartoonist: Oleh Smal

    Oleh Smal is an architect, journalist and cartoonist from Kiev, Ukraine. He has been working as a cartoonist since 1991, publishing his work in a range of newspapers, magazines and websites.

    14 Aug 2017
  • Cartoon Exhibition in Denmark

    Cartoon Exhibition in Denmark

    If you’re in Copenhagen this month, go check out the exhibition of Cuban cartoonist and CM contributor Ramses Morales Izquierdo, from August 11 to August 18.

    07 Aug 2017
  • Musa Kart Released (For Now)

    Musa Kart Released (For Now)

    After a week of opening defence statements from the eleven members of staff from Cumhuriyet accused of crimes pertaining to terrorism, the majority have been released under judicial supervision, including cartoonist Musa Kart. The trial is set to resume on September 11th. Read more on the website of Cartoonists Rights Network International.

    31 Jul 2017
  • Summer Break

    Summer Break

    Cartoon Movement will be taking a summer break until Monday July 31. In August, we will be publishing new content at a lower frequency than usual. We’ll be back at full strength in September.

    22 Jul 2017
  • Cartoonists in Trouble - Update

    Cartoonists in Trouble - Update

    Cartoonists Rights Network International has posted an update on three cartoonists currently in trouble. Eaten Fish (Australia) faces homelessness or imprisonment, Musa Kart (Turkey) is set to go to trial soon, and Zunar (Malaysia) continues to fight his travel ban. Read more on the website of CRNI.

    12 Jul 2017
  • New Cartoonist: Naji Benali

    New Cartoonist: Naji Benali

    Naji Benaji is a cartoonist from Morocco and also president of FECO Morocco. His work appears in various publications in Morocco and abroad and has been awarded numerous times.

    10 Jul 2017
  • Google Funds Cartoon Movement

    Google Funds Cartoon Movement

    We’re very happy to announce we have been selected to receive funding from the Google Digital News Initiative. With this funding we are planning a major overhaul of our cartoon database, making it accessible to media and other clients around the world. Read more on our blog.

    07 Jul 2017
  • New Cartoonist: Camilo Triana

    New Cartoonist: Camilo Triana

    Camilo Triana is an artist, cartoonist and illustrator from Colombia. His work appears in various publications in Colombia and beyond. Visit his website to see a large variety of his work.

    05 Jul 2017
  • Increased Censorship in Burma

    Increased Censorship in Burma

    Bad news from Burma (aka Myanmar): after a hopeful period of more freedom, cartoonists are now facing increasing censorship. The Democratic Voice of Burma (a non-profit Burmese media organization) reports that defamation cases have spiked since Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy came to power in 2016. Read more on our blog.

    03 Jul 2017
  • Dutch Cartoon Award Saved

    Dutch Cartoon Award Saved

    Cartoon Movement editor Tjeerd Royaards wrote an opinion piece about the possible disappearance of the only annual award for political cartoonists in the Netherlands as a major sponsor decided to pull out. The article received an overwhelming response and several new sponsors have stepped forward to secure the future of this award. Read more on our blog.

    30 Jun 2017
  • New Cartoonist: Meg Biddle

    New Cartoonist: Meg Biddle

    Meg Biddle is a cartoonist/illustrator from California. Her work focuses on politics, culture, philosophy and the absurd. She’s a member of Women Who Draw, and co-founder of Youth Arts Collective (YAC), mentoring future generations of driven young artists in the Monterey Bay. Viste her website to see more of her work.

    29 Jun 2017
  • New Cartoonist: Agapanthus

    New Cartoonist: Agapanthus

    Agapanthus is a cartoonist and illustrator from Portugal; his work is published weekly by Portuguese newspaper JM. He likes to draw about politics, culture, religion and philosophy.

    27 Jun 2017
  • Top 10 Refugee Cartoons

    Top 10 Refugee Cartoons

    Our collection Migration & Refuge currently contains 62 cartoons, which is the number of cartoons we have published on this subject since our inception in 2010. But our cartoonists have sent in many, many more cartoons on this subject over the years. For World Refugee Day, we’ve picked 10 great cartoons that haven’t been published on our homepage, but deserve to be seen nonetheless.

    20 Jun 2017
  • Behind-the-Scenes: Dino

    Behind-the-Scenes: Dino

    Behind-the-Scenes is a series that shows how cartoonists work. In this edition the work of cartoonist/illustrator Konstantinos Tsanakas, better known as Dino. Dino uses an iPad Pro and Procreate to create his cartoons.

    19 Jun 2017