Political Cartoons: Frozen Meat Truck; Syrian Market Massacre

Frozen Meat Truck
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Frozen Meat Truck

On August 27, 2015, seventy-one refugees were found to have suffocated to death in a frozen food truck that was abandoned on the Austria-Hungary border. Migrants from the Middle East, fearful of death at sea, have increasingly turned to land routes to wealthy European countries.

 

Vegetable Market

Syrian government airstrikes on August 16, 2015 killed more than eighty people in the main market in Douma, one of the largest suburbs of Damascus.

 

About the Author

Juan Zero is a Syrian political activist and cartoonist. His political cartoons have been recognized by the European Commission and have been featured in art exhibitions in Damascus, Barcelona, Rome, and Seoul, among other places. You can follow him on Twitter: @myartcv.

Edited by Shashank Iyer, Managing Editor for Articles.

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