Beirut newspaper’s offices raided over cartoon

Beirut newspaper's offices raided over cartoon

Cartoon by cartoonist Amjad Rasmi Translation.Above: “April Fools’ Day” On the tree: “State of Lebanon“ This cartoon by the London-based Jordanian cartoonist, Amjad Rasmipublished on Friday 1 April, was the motive for the raid on the offices of the Arabic daily in Beirut Asharq Al-Awsat … Read more

Bulgaria, censorship and the pig

Beirut newspaper's offices raided over cartoon

On 13 April 2016, Bulgarian cartoonist Tchavdar Nikolov published animated cartoons in video format on the VBOX7 platform of NOVA TV, one of the largest private television channels in Bulgaria. The company removed this animation, also removed an interview with Nikolov and the rest of … Read more

Saudi Arabia, banned cartoonist

Beirut newspaper's offices raided over cartoon

Abdullah Jaber cartoon of 28/12/15 I don’t fully understand this story because it’s confusing and because I think it lacks answers to some important questions. Even so, I have decided to follow it and include it in the list because it seems that it could … Read more

Cartoonist Jayme Gordon faces up to 25 years in prison for perjury and fraud

Beirut newspaper's offices raided over cartoon

Update 3 May 2017. The cartoonist was sentenced to two years in prison. This story has taken a sharp turn four years after it began. On 16 December 2015, a federal jury indicted cartoonist and screenwriter Jayme Gordon51-year-old resident of Randolph, Massachusetts, with seven counts of wire fraud and … Read more