Yesterday's terrorist atrocity in Paris has led to an outpouring of new cartoons being posted on Twitter - and pencils and pens being held up at demonstrations or surrounded by lights at vigils - all over the world, in many different countries.
|These are images from the Je Suis Charlie demonstration in Trafalgar Square last night.|
Slate is a French site which is collecting and posting cartoons in response to the events of yesterday as they are published - in Charlie Hebdo: les hommages en dessins aux dessinateurs tués
|Some of the cartoons drawn after the massacre at and around the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris on 7th January 2015|
Yesterday the Washington Post highlighted has the cartoonists' riposte to the atrocity in Paris in #JeSuisCharlie: Cartoonists react to the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris this morning. Lots of cartoons which 'hit the spot'.
The Daily Beast focuses on those cartoons in the newspapers which did not make it on to Twitter in World Cartoonists: Je Suis Charlie (Photos).
Vox has highlighted 12 powerful political cartoons responding to the Charlie Hebdo attack
Here are some of the ORIGINAL tweets - with links to the originators
I do not agree with what you have to say, but I'll defend to the death your right to say it.Voltaire
Le Figaro is a French daily newspaper founded in 1826.
Attentat de Charlie Hebdo : les artistes entrent en résistance http://t.co/h6QUV5aiJp pic.twitter.com/V2Z5Q4Tztl
— Le Figaro Culture (@Figaro_Culture) January 8, 2015
Here's the original by Lucille Clerc - a French Graphic designer / Illustrator / Printmaker with a studio near me in East London
Break one, thousand will rise #CharlieHebdo #JeSuisCharlie #raiseyourpencilforfreedom pic.twitter.com/3n5fOEmrwJ
— Lucille Clerc (@LucilleClerc) January 7, 2015
Satish Acharya is an Editorial cartoonist in Kundapura (in Udupi, India) who normally cartoons about cricket and Indian politics!
The little weapon! #CharlieHebdo #cartoon pic.twitter.com/VFFZD2f8Rz
— Satish Acharya (@satishacharya) January 7, 2015
David Pope is a political cartoonist at the The Canberra Times in Australia. He comments in a video here
It's absolutely outrageous that cartoonists should be targeted for drawing pictures
Can't sleep tonight, thoughts with my French cartooning colleagues, their families and loved ones #CharlieHebdo pic.twitter.com/LqIMRCHPgK
— David Pope (@davpope) January 7, 2015
Francisco J. Olea is a Chilean illustrator
— Francisco J. Olea (@oleismos) January 7, 2015
Jean Jullien is a French graphic designer currently living in London
I am devastated by what just happened in France. #CharlieHebdo pic.twitter.com/IxEbScqYFh
— jean jullien (@jean_jullien) January 7, 2015
Wolinski, Tignous, Charb, Cabu…Reposez en paix. Nous poursuivrons votre combat pour la liberté d'expression pic.twitter.com/XjiujHMHz2
— Alex Dobrowolski (@Alex_Dobro) January 7, 2015