Bloggers and citizen artists online have been creating designs and cartoons to add a touch of art to the insistent Iranian protest movement that has risen in response the June 12 presidential election results.
As the protests in favor of an annulment continue, so does the repression by government against demonstrating citizens. Meanwhile, the world has been learning about both the slogans and the victims of the protests thanks to citizen media.
Lego Fish, blogger, designer and cartoonist, presents:
VoteFor Iran, a Netherlands-based website that publishes both citizen media and mainstream media news on the Iranian crisis, presents:
Nik Ahang Kosar, a leading online cartoonist and blogger portrayed Neda, the young woman who was shot and killed in a protest, as an angel after death, while the killer in this cartoon says, ‘It was your fault!’.
The final example below, is an image that has reportedly also been distributed by citizens in Iran's streets, and says “God is Great – Lies are bad, rifles are bad, and bullets are bad”.