On December 10, 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted. This text remains, 75 years later, essential for the fight for human rights. However, some of the rights it guarantees are abused in a number of conflicts across the planet.
Freedom of expression is at the heart of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and press cartoonists are among the most courageous actors of this often violated fundamental freedom.
The author of this drawing proposed by Cartooning for Peace is the Mexican Dario Castillejos, born in 1974 in the city of Oaxaca. He draws for the newspaper The Imparcial of Oaxacafor the weekly El Chamuco and for magazines International mail And Foreign Affairs Latinoamerica. He also collaborates with the agencies CagleCartoons.com, CartonClub and Cartoon Movement. Currently he is the president of Cartonclub – the Latin American caricature club.
Cartooning for Peace is an international network of cartoonists committed to promoting, through the universality of press cartoons, freedom of expression, human rights and mutual respect between populations of different cultures or beliefs.