censorship


The Cartoon Commandments

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Here’s the article this headline is pulled from. The offending cartoon isn’t included in the piece, but it’s described like this:

Girgir had published in its latest edition a cartoon showing the bearded Moses leading the Jews out of Egypt, with his companions complaining and using vulgar curse words.

There’s been a huge crackdown on journalists and cartoonists as Erdogan consolidates power in Turkey. The publication shut itself down to avoid a similar fate to¬†what happened to cartoonist Musa Kart and his colleagues.