"A função do artista é violentar" (Glauber Rocha)

Posts tagged “protest

Recent cartoons used by protesters in #Tahrir Square, #Egypt

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Via @IslamRahman

Via @Agenda_kid

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During a demo in Duraz, #Bahrain, kid holds the toon I made on Yates & Timoney

Bahrain Freedom Movement: Carpet Gassing of Bahrainis by Timoney and Yate’s Forces

Hat tip @yaqoob zayed

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Protesters in #Malaysia using my Speak for #Palestine cartoon, March 30

(Getty Images) Malaysian Muslims hold placards and shout anti Israel slogans during a rally in support of Palestine in Shah Alam, outside Kuala Lumpur on March 30, 2012. People across Israel and Palestinian territories are holding a series of rallies on March 30 to mark ‘Land Day,’ which recalls an incident in 1976 when Israeli troops shot and killed six people during protests against land confiscations.


My cartoon on Ahmed Harara in the hands of #Egypt revolutionaries yesterday

(Getty Images) Egyptian protesters shout slogans against the military rule during a demonstration in Cairo’s Tahrir square on May 4, 2012 as thousands of people took to the streets in the Egyptian capital and the Mediterranean port city of Alexandria, days after bloody clashes near the defence ministry raised tensions ahead of landmark presidential elections. Arabic writing on placard reasds: ‘The revolution continues in the square’.


Impressive photo of women using Abdulhadi al-Khawaja cartoon in Manama, #Bahrain via @SAlwadaei

Cartoon I made for Bahraini activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja being used by women today in Manama, according @SAlwadaei

Photo by @ianparkesf1


Another #F1 cartoon used in a protest, Sehla, #Bahrain

The artwork I made in January 12, calling to boycott to the Formula One in Bahrain, was used in another prostest.

(Associated Press) Bahraini anti-government protesters carry a poster calling for a boycott of next weekend’s Formula OneBahrain Grand Prix during a march Sunday, April 15, 2012, in Sehla, Bahrain, near the capital of Manama. The Arabic reads, “formula in Bahrain is crushing the bodies of the people.” Thousands of protesters, many waving national flags, called for the fall of the Bahraini regime and freedom for political prisoners.


Cartoon I made for Abdulhadi al-Khawaja used in a demo outside UK embassy in #Bahrain

Cartoon I made for Bahraini activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja was used by protesters yesterday.

(Associated Press) Anti-government protesters approach riot police holding pictures of a jailed opposition human rights activist Saturday, April 14, 2012, outside the British Embassy in Manama, Bahrain. Dozens gathered in support of Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who has been on a prison hunger strike for more than two months. Police, who blocked surrounding roads, dispersed the demonstrators with sound grenades. The Arabic on the banner worn by the woman at center reads: “freedom or martyrdom.”