The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.
The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online or on social media, and are credited appropriately.
This Sunday, along with national cartoons, we are also bringing you a round-up of interesting ones from around the world. In the lead cartoon, Patrick Chapatte of The New York Times shows a probable conversation between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un. Both the leaders are supposed to meet in a few weeks and one of the topics on the table is denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.
A matter that warrants urgent attention but seems to have skipped the attention of world leaders is the Rohingya humanitarian crisis. Cartoonist Tanmoy of the Dhaka Tribune shows how most world leaders have turned a deaf ear to the alleged persecution of the Rohingya population in Myanmar.
Most cartoons in India focused on the efforts to seek the CJI’s impeachment and the new ordinance on death penalty for child rapists.
Manjul in FirstPost shows how politicians lead police, who then lead a blind judiciary. Hemant Morparia illustrates what many critics of the death penalty have been saying — that it will not deter rapists and has been hastily passed in order to appease the public.
In the New Yorker, Brendan Loper shows how television channels like Fox News peddle false news to create their own political narratives. A situation not unfamiliar to India.
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