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Inoculation against humans, Boris’ vacuumed tongue & a ‘blue wall’ falls

The best international cartoons of the week, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

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The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or on social media, and are credited appropriately.

In today’s featured cartoon, Adam Zyglis on how the Earth now seeks protection from humankind after several coronavirus-induced lockdowns are opening up across the world.

Dave Brown | The Independent

Dave Brown takes a dig at United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson who has found himself in a middle of a controversy after texts between him and James Dyson, founder of the company Dyson, were leaked. In the messages, the Prime Minister offered to ‘fix’ some tax affairs for Dyson since his company helped build ventilators.

Kevin Siers | The Charlotte Observer

Kevin Siers represents what the verdict on police officer Derek Chauvin indicates for police ‘unaccountability’ in the US. It broke the ‘blue wall of silence’ which is an informal code that prevents the police from reporting misconduct among its officers. Chauvin was found guilty of murdering George Floyd earlier this week.

Harry Burton | Twitter

Harry Burton pokes fun at Manchester United’s co-chairman Joel Glazer as they decided that they won’t sell the club. This is despite protests by fans over their involvement in plans for a European Super League.

Enrico Bertuccioli | Twitter

Enrico Bertuccioli takes a swipe at politicians across the world and their lies by illustrating that only the ‘vaccine of truth’ can help matters.

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