Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Interview with Afghan cartoonist Mehdi Amini

'The longer the beard, the smaller the brain.'

After losing a long and bitter electoral battle, President Hamid Karzai is stepping down. Opinions about his legacy are divided. Mehdi Amini is an architect, but he's been making political cartoons about Karzai for years, in secret. Now, he is speaking out against the regime for the first time: 'Karzai has protected dangerous warlords. It is the Taliban who profit.'

The complete article on The Cartoon Movement website.

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