RESISTANCE CARTOONS : Arab Criticism Of Russia’s Support For Assad – Cartoons In The Arab Media

With the escalation of the crisis in Syria, there has been increasingly harsh criticism in the Arab media of Russia, as well as of China, who have consistently deflected all Arab and international attempts to stop the violence and to remove Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad from power.  This criticism has also taken the form of cartoons published in the Arab press, depicting Russia as supporting and collaborating in massacres.  Other cartoons depict China, Iran, and Russia as providing weapons to Assad and supporting him in the international community.

The following are examples of cartoons from Arab newspapers: