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Authoritarian Rule Through Cartoonists' Eyes

Corruption, media manipulation, authoritarian governments -- all provide ample fodder for political cartoonists' art. In this gallery, cartoonists from four countries -- Serbia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, and Ukraine -- offer their commentaries on the past and present situations in their countries.

'Stalin' by Serbian cartoonist Predrag Koraksic Corax
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'Stalin' by Serbian cartoonist Predrag Koraksic Corax

'Judgment' by Predrag Koraksic Corax
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'Judgment' by Predrag Koraksic Corax

'Parade' by Azerbaijani cartoonist Rashid Sherif
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'Parade' by Azerbaijani cartoonist Rashid Sherif

'Turnstile' by Rashid Sherif
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'Turnstile' by Rashid Sherif

'Our Shadow' by Rashid Sherif
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'Our Shadow' by Rashid Sherif

'Liberty' by Rashid Sherif
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'Liberty' by Rashid Sherif

This Belarusian cartoonist chooses to remain anonymous.
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This Belarusian cartoonist chooses to remain anonymous.

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By Ukrainian cartoonist Yevhenia Oliinyk
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By Ukrainian cartoonist Yevhenia Oliinyk

By Yevhenia Oliinyk
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By Yevhenia Oliinyk

By Yevhenia Oliinyk
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By Yevhenia Oliinyk

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