12 awesome cartoon responses to Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack

12 awesome cartoon responses to Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack

Cartoonists the world over, including Banksy, express their grief and outrage at the attack on freedom of speech, uniting in solidarity with Charlie Hebdo magazine.

The terrorist attack on the Paris offices of satirical French magazine Charlie Hebdo has shocked the world.

On Wednesday, 10 Charlie Hebdo staff and two police officers were brutally gunned down in what appears to be an extremist response to the magazine’s regular publication of cartoons depicting the prophet Mohammad and mocking religious fundamentalism.

Artists the world over, including Banksy, have been quick to express their grief and outrage at this most violent affront to the freedom of the press and freedom of speech, uniting in solidarity with the journalists and cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo.

Here are some of the best:

Banksy Charlie Hebdo cartoon response

 

*The caption in the cartoon below translates as: “Oh no, not them”.

Bryce Lowry

Bryce Lowry

Publisher and Editor of Australian Times.


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