Cartoon Controversy

Doaa Eladl is an Egyptian cartoonist. She started publishing her drawings in 2007 and is currently she works for a high circulation newspaper in Egypt.  She is also facing charges of blasphemy for publishing the following cartoon on female genital mutilation.

Doaa Eladl Cartoon on FGM

She did an interview with Clitoraid, a project that is working to “restoring a sense of pleasure and dignity. New Hope for victims of genital mutilation.”

See more of her cartoons here, and on her Facebook page.  You can also read a previous interview here.

What do you think about this cartoon?


2 thoughts on “Cartoon Controversy

  1. Rosie says:

    I think it’s perfect. She’s very brave.

  2. Bearly Literate says:

    I just read an article about her on Counterpunch and I wish that I could read Egpytion/Arabic? so that I could enjoy more of her cutting cartoons.

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