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.
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.
'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.