Caledoniyya

Cartoons from the Iranian Elections

I love political cartoons – they have a manner of capturing the zeitgeist that endures so much more profoundly than merely articles.

Here are a couple gathered from the Arab media in recent weeks:

'What a Vote in the Iranian Elections Is Really Worth' Cartoonist: 'Abdallah Jaber. Source: Al-Jazirah (Saudi Arabia), June 26, 2009.

'What a Vote in the Iranian Elections Is Really Worth' Cartoonist: 'Abdallah Jaber. Source: Al-Jazirah (Saudi Arabia), June 26, 2009.

Cartoonist: 'Aadel Sa'id. Source: Al-Nadwa (Saudi Arabia), June 16, 2009.

Cartoonist: 'Aadel Sa'id. Source: Al-Nadwa (Saudi Arabia), June 16, 2009.

'Khamenei Tears Green Stripe (Associated with Mousavi) Off Iranian Flag' Cartoonist: Jihad 'Awartani, Source: Al-Watan (Saudi Arabia), June 26, 2009.

'Khamenei Tears Green Stripe (Associated with Mousavi) Off Iranian Flag' Cartoonist: Jihad 'Awartani, Source: Al-Watan (Saudi Arabia), June 26, 2009.

'Iran's Attempts to Stop Coverage of Protests - Like Trying to Block Out the Sun with a Sieve' Cartoonist: Amjad Rasmi.  Source: Al-Sharq Al-Awsat (London), June 27, 2009.

'Iran's Attempts to Stop Coverage of Protests - Like Trying to Block Out the Sun with a Sieve' Cartoonist: Amjad Rasmi. Source: Al-Sharq Al-Awsat (London), June 27, 2009.

'The Big Winner of the Iranian Elections: Khamenei' Cartoonist: Amjad Rasmi. Source: Al-Sharq Al-Awsat (London), June 13, 2009.

'The Big Winner of the Iranian Elections: Khamenei' Cartoonist: Amjad Rasmi. Source: Al-Sharq Al-Awsat (London), June 13, 2009.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on July 11, 2009 by in Imagery, Iran, Politics, Pop culture and tagged , , , .
%d bloggers like this: