Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Latuff stands in solidarity with his Egyptian counterpart Doaa El-Adl - who is to be questioned by the prosecutor general for her latest cartoon on the constitution and MB regime
"International political cartoonist Carlos Latuff has expressed solidarity with Egyptian
cartoonist Doaa El-Adl, who is being questioned by prosecutor general Talaat
Abdallah for critising Islamists in Egypt.
In his statement via Twitter, Latuff condemned the opression practiced
against artists and journalists in Egypt. "Solidarity with cartoonist Doaa
El-Adl who is charged with critising Islamists," he said.
Latuff drew the veiled Egyptian cartoonist holding her sharpened pencil like
a spear to defend her from the attack by an Islamist, which Latuff drew waving
his sword angrily at the young artist. "She is being harrassed by Islamists," he
Published in Al Masry Al Youm on 20 December, El-Adl portrayed Adam and Eve
standing under the tree after they were kicked out of heaven because of their
vote in the referendum.
Next to them is a happy angel telling them in Arabic, "If you had voted yes
in this referendum the way I did, you would have enjoyed heaven." El-Adl's
recent piece had followed another with an Islamist inside the poll box kicking
out votes against the constitution......"