Doyle, Martin, 1956- :[Orwell in the sand]. 24 June 2013

Doyle, Martin, 1956- :[Orwell in the sand]. 24 June 2013
Date
2013
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Scoop (Firm)
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DCDL-0025259
Description
Prime Minister of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani is featured saying "providing arms may be the only means of achieving peace" which is a quote from a BBC report about a meeting in Dohar of the 'Friends of Syria' countries. Also appearing in the cartoon are three figures making comment on his quote. Commentary from the artist reads 'The spin and rhetoric of modern politics involve the kind of "doublethink" and "Newspeak" that George Orwell correctly forecast in his book Nineteen Eighty-Four [published in 1949].' Title from file name Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
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