Social networks, the new tyrant publishers

Social networks, the new tyrant publishers

“Facebook has deleted today’s Herschel/Kanye cartoon for “violating” their community standards. My account has been blocked for three days for being a bad boy and not following the rules” The cartoon in question, syndicated in dozens of newspapers, was posted without any problems or complaints.

Tanzania, cartoonist Opptertus Fwema acquitted but re-arrested in court corridors

Tanzania, cartoonist Opptertus Fwema acquitted but re-arrested in court corridors

Cartoonist Optatus Fewma (Opptertus John Fwema) was arrested and imprisoned in Tanzania, allegedly for one of his cartoons Optatus Fwema was arrested at his home on 23 September 2021 and interrogated without legal representation or the presence of family members in connection with alleged “cyber

Canadian newspaper withdraws cartoon after complaints from Muslim community

Diario canadiense retira una viñeta tras las quejas de la comunidad musulmana

On 17 August, the French-language Canadian newspaper L’Acadie Nouvelle de New Brunswick, who declares himself as an “independent media since 1984”, published this cartoon by Marcel Boudreau that some considered Islamophobic and racist. Boudreau’s cartoon shows a caveman dragging a woman by grabbing her by

Note from the editor of the Montreal Gazette on a controversial cartoon by Boris

Polémica por una viñeta de Boris en Canadá

In this case Bert Archerin this case, the editor of the Canadian daily Montreal Gazette, the main English-language daily in the Quebec region, takes a position on the controversy surrounding the cartoon by Boristhe cartoonist’s pseudonym Jacques Goldstyn (1958). Outrage to the memory Bert Archer

Jordanian cartoonist Osama Hajjaj denounced for religious offenses

Jordanian cartoonist Osama Hajjaj denounced for religious offenses

Or at least that is what is implied, because Article 150 of the country’s penal code, for which he has been charged, states that: “Any writing or speech that has the purpose or result of stirring up sectarian or racial prejudice or incitement to conflict