Kiwi cartoonists' capture national mood after Christchurch mosque shootings - News Summed Up

Kiwi cartoonists' capture national mood after Christchurch mosque shootings


But it was an illustration from homegrown freelance cartoonist Shaun Yeo that really captured the national mood, earning widespread praise on social media. READ MORE:* Christchurch mosque shootings: Latest news* World leaders react to Christchurch shootings* Live coverage: Christchurch mosque shootings* Timeline of the Christchurch mosque shootings* Man claims responsibility, films mosque assault* Bangladesh cricket team escape mosque shooting* Christchurch shootings: What you need to know* Manawatū Muslim leader asks for calm after attackThe poignant image was widely shared on social media, with one user praising it for "perfectly capturing this shocking and horrendous tragedy". Political cartoonists outside New Zealand also shared their takes on the tragedy, with Brazilian Carlos Latuff honing in on the anti-Muslim bigotry of the attacker. The assailant is obscured by numerous Facebook emojis in a veiled reference to the killing spree being livestreamed on the social media site. Closer to home, Australian artist Sean Leahy drew a picture of a tearful black Kiwi on a white background and simply captioned it: Christchurch white nationalist terrorism".


Source: Stuff March 15, 2019 22:23 UTC



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