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Democracy ‘killed’ by Trump & Putin as ‘Peter the great’, Boris ‘booed’

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In today’s featured cartoon, Peter Brookes comments on the deteriorating status of democracy in the world alluding to President Vladimir Putin’s led Russian invasion of Ukraine which is happening for over 3 months while drawing parallels with the events of 6 January, 2021 at the Capitol building for which former US President Donald Trump has been accused of orchestrating the riot in an “attempted coup” according to a Congressional inquiry.

Adam Zyglis | Twitter/@adamzyglis | The Buffalo News

Adam Zyglis also draws on the US Congressional panel investigation of the last year’s attack on the Capitol which has leveled allegations against former PM Donald Trump of not just posing threat to the American democracy, but also his vice president Mike Pence.

Andy Davey | Twitter/@DaveyCartoons
Andy Davey | Twitter/@DaveyCartoons
Andy Davey takes a jibe at President Vladimir Putin recently comparing himself to Peter the Great, saying that he also shares the 18th-century czar’s goal of returning “Russian lands” to a greater empire. 
Henny Beaumont | Twitter/@HennyBeaumont | The Guardian

Henny Beaumont refers to UK’s Culture secretary Nadine Dorries getting criticized after she claimed that there were more people cheering than booing Prime Minister Boris Johnson at Platinum Jubilee thanksgiving service at St Paul’s Cathedral.

Mahnaz Yazdani | The Cartoon Movement | Twitter/@cartoonmovement
Mahnaz Yazdani | The Cartoon Movement | Twitter/@cartoonmovement

Mahnaz Yazdani illustrates the plight of children forced to work, devoid of a healthy childhood, on the World Day Against Child Labour which was launched in 2002 by International Labour Organization (ILO) to raise awareness and activism to prevent
child labour.

 

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