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Journalist Fellows' Papers

Satire and protest: the Middle East through Egyptian cartoons

Paper by RISJ Journalist Fellow

This paper by Journalist Fellow Nirvana El Saied examines how Egyptian popular culture shapes perception of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict through the widespread medium of political cartoons. The paper anaylses cartoons published in Egyptian newspapers after President Donald Trump, announced in 2017 that the USA was to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.