Collections

Although our cartoonists draw about a wide range of issues, some subjects get a lot of ink. On this page, you can find the collections we have created about these subjects, grouping together some of our favorite cartoons that provide different perspectives and global coverage.

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Israeli–Palestinian conflict

In covering the Middle East, it’s been said that everyone has an agenda. This is a conflict that has been over 40 years in the making and to everyone’s dismay, it still looks like there’s no end in sight.

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Donald Trump

Our cartoonists draw about the 45th president of the United States of America.

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Deforestation

46-58 thousand square miles of forest are lost each year—equivalent to 48 football fields every minute. These cartoons remind us how important trees are for life on our planet.

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Freedom of expression

Freedom of expression is a key human right. It is a prerequisite for a well-functioning democracy where people can live freely. Around the world, we see that freedom of expression is increasingly under pressures and space for civil society, journalists and cartoonists is shrinking.

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Coronavirus

A collection of cartoons about the pandemic that spread the globe this year, infecting over millions of people.

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Migration and refuge

Throughout the centuries, people on the move have had a profound impact on societies all over the globe. How we deal with migration may well go on to define the 21st century.

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Climate emergency

Climate change is one of the biggest challenges of are time. If we do not take swift and decisive action now, the impact it will have on our planet and the ability to sustain us will be disastrous.

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China

China will become on of the dominating world powers in the 21st century. A country with a troubled history when it comes to human right and democracy, but also an economic behemoth that is lifting Chinese people from poverty at a pace unprecedented in human history. In this collection, our cartoonist share their perspectives on this massive country.

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Press freedom

The political cartoon is one of the best ways by which one can measure the level of press freedom in a country. A cartoonist cannot work when there is no freedom of speech and opinion.

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Social media

Social media have a profound impact on our lives. They have not only changed how we communicate and how we interact, they also play an ever-increasing role in politics. On the downside, spreading fake news can be used to manipulate elections, and authoritarian regimes are increasingly embracing social media as a way to control and monitor people. On the upside, social media has allowed popular uprisings to spread further and faster than ever.

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Black Lives Matter

After the death of George Floyd, the Black Lives Matter movement rose up in protest against racism in the United States and around the world.

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Wildlife

There are over 41,000 animals and plants listed on the Red List of the IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), and over 16,000 of them are endangered species threatened with extinction. In this collection, cartoons about wildlife and the threats to biodiversity

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong was handed back to China from British control in 1997, but under a special agreement that guaranteed certain rights for 50 years. In recent years, widespread protest erupted against attempts of the Chinese government to get more control.