Moreu, Michael, 1969- :"That's barbaric! that's medieval! That's inhumane!..." 24 January 2015

Moreu, Michael, 1969- :"That's barbaric! that's medieval! That's inhumane!..." 24 January 2015
Date
2015
Ref
DCDL-0030583
Description
Depicts President Barack Obama holding up a newspaper with a photograph of an IS (Islamic State) hooded terrorist about to behead a hostage. While Obama decries this as an actrocity, behind him is his "good friend and ally" King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia wielding a bloodied sword and standing beside a box full of skulls. Refers to Obama's condemnation of Islamic State for its executions of Japanese hostages, and his visit to Saudi Arabia to pay respects following the death of King Abullah. Human Rights Watch state there were 87 beheadings in Saudi Arabia in 2014. Quantity: 1 digital cartoon(s).
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1 digital cartoon(s), Works of art, Digital images, Cartoons (Commentary)
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