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The Coronavirus Crisis in 10 Cartoons

Our cartoonists are almost exclusively drawing about the coronavirus these days. We publish one cartoon on our homepage each day and share another one later in the day on our social media channels. This means loads and loads of cartoons do not get the attention from us that they deserve. Here we have made a top 10 of cartoons that have not had our attention yet; they offer perspectives on the various aspects of the coronavirus crisis. We think these cartoons are great, but they are a somewhat arbitrary selection, so we encourage you to also go and take a look in our newsroom.

 

1. Sanouni Imad - Morocco

1. Sanouni Imad

This cartoon shows us the sad reality of the current epidemic, Many people will die.

 

2. Rafat Alkhateeb - Jordan

2. Rafat Alkhateeb

The virus quickly transformed a globalized world into one where all borders are closed.

 

3. Paolo Calleri - Germany

3. Paolo Calleri

And a world in which many people felt a compelling urge to stock up on toilet paper, for some reason.

 

4. Mohamed Ajeg - Morocco

6. Mohamed Ajeg

Not the most popular perspective right now, but is the world trying to tell us something?

 

5. Mohamed Ajeg - Morocco

5. Mohamed Ajeg

Another one by the same cartoonist, because this cartoon shows the reality for many people: how do you stay home when you do not have a home?

 

6. Hilal Özcan - Turkey

8. Hilal Ozcan

And those of us who do have a home face another challenge.

 

7. Antonio Rodriguez

7. Antonio Rodriguez

We should not forgot this crisis also showed us the best of humanity: love and collective solidarity have survived and thrived despite lockdowns.

 

8. Seyran Caferli - Azerbaijan

Covid_19_and_economic_crisis__seyran_caferli

Of course the coronavirus could just be the beginning…

 

9. Mansoure Dehghani - Iran

10. Mansoure Dehghani

Together we will overcome the crisis.

 

10. Mahnaz Yazdani - Iran

11. Mahnaz Yazdani

But we should not forget the true heroes that put their life on the line every day to save the lives of others.

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