Cumhuriyet, the shame counter

Cumhuriyet, the shame counter

Cartoonist Musa Kart, along with nine of his colleagues from the Turkish daily Cumhuriyet, is 43 days in prison today. Photograph and names of the 10 imprisoned Since the fourth day of the journalists’ detention, the newspaper has published on its masthead a counter of

The Erdogan dictatorship

The Erdogan dictatorship

Although it is not a topic that is high on the media’s “news” agenda here, the Erdogan government’s machinery of repression is still in full swing in Turkey. During the so-called “great purge” at least 130 journalists have been arrested and some 150 media outlets

A cartoon tops a list of banned addresses in Turkey that includes 38 Twitter accounts

A cartoon tops a list of banned addresses in Turkey that includes 38 Twitter accounts

channeldraw.blogspot.com.es/2016/07/the-blood-of-recep-tayyip-erdogan.html The url of this cartoon, published on 22/07/ 2016 on the cartoonist’s blog Gianluca Costantinithe url of this cartoon, published on 22/07/2016 on the cartoonist’s blog, appears first in the court order for the blocking of sites banned by Erdogan’s government of 25/07/2016, thus

Peace cartoons

Peace cartoons

I have sent four vignettes for this exhibition about peace, coexistence, solidarity and so on, which is going to be set up in Turkey in January 2016. The first one is from today, the other three are from other years.

Two Turkish cartoonists fined for insinuating that Erdogan is gay

Two Turkish cartoonists fined for insinuating that Erdogan is gay

That is what a Turkish court has found in condemning the authors of this cover. Two cartoonists from the Turkish satirical magazine Penguen have been fined for a cartoon that has been interpreted as an insult to the Turkish president. According to sources, a Turkish