This is becoming unbearable. We should start protesting against sionist fascism before is too late for freedom of expression. Ça devient trop. On devrait faire quelquechose pour se manifester contre le fascisme sioniste avant que ça soit trop tard pour la liberté d'expression. Some colleagues have been brutally accused of antisemitism for using metaphores (Cartooning tool) disliked by israeli government. First Antunez in NY Times, now Gargalo, Who's next?
Claire Bretécher, one of the most celebrated French cartoonists of recent decades and the first woman to achieve significant prominence in this genre in France, has died aged 79. Bretécher rose to fame in the 1970s with the comic-book series Les Frustres, (The Frustrated Ones) which tackled issues of gender and sexuality with a mordant and deadpan humour.
The Kremlin is pushing Belarus to merge with Russia in exchange for cheap energy, the Belarusian leader said Friday (14 February), as Russian strongman Vladimir Putin is believed to be maneuvering to extend his stay in power. The two have formed a nominal “union” with close trade and military cooperation but Moscow now wants deeper integration. Russia and Belarus have failed to agree on prices of energy supplies for 2020. Moscow has drastically reduced oil supplies to Minsk and last week’s Sochi talks did not lead to a breakthrough.