Matt Bors: The Art of Peace

31.08.11

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Susie Cagle art.

Susie Cagle art.

by MATT BORS

The infamous Danish Muhammad cartoons, published in the newspaper Jyllands-Posten on Sept. 30, 2005, led to protests, riots, and over 100 deaths around the world. The discussion that followed about the balance between free speech and incitement in cartoons, between ridicule and bigotry, led to the creation of Cartooning For Peace, an organization of international editorial cartoonists dedicated to promoting free expression and  “mutual respect between people of different faiths or cultures.”

Cartoonist Susie Cagle traveled to Corsica in June to attend the Cartooning For Peace conference and brings us a report, “The Art Of Peace” — in cartoon form, of course.

Read the rest at Bors Blog.

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