Conflict & Justice

Cartoon Slideshow: Iranian Cartoonist Sentenced

Iranian cartoonist Mahmoud Shokraiyeh has been sentenced to a flogging for depicting an Iranian politician in a soccer jersey.

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The case has riled Iranian cartoonists inside and outside Iran and they've started an online petition and cartooning campaign in solidarity with the cartoonist.

Take a look at the offending cartoon and a selection of those drawn to express support for Mahmoud Shokraiyeh.