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Ceylan Ozalp by PapaGonzales
Ceylan Ozalp
"When they (ISIS) see a woman with a gun, they begin to shake. They portray themselves as tough guys to the world. They see women as just little things, but one of our women is worth a hundred of them."

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This is a female, Kurdish anti-ISIS fighter who appeared in a BBC report, she's believed to be nineteen-years-old. I'm not sure if she's dead or alive, and I'm not sure if her name really is Ceylan Özalp, but when I saw her I was really taken by her beauty and her bravery. I felt the passion to draw her. To be honest, I cried when I read the initial reports that she died. It's funny . . . I follow ISIS very closely, and I know about the many horrible things they've done to people, but to hear the death of one person whom I felt a connection with was the most heartbreaking to me.

The Kurdish YPG and Peshmerga militias captured the city of Kobani from ISIS recently after months of fighting. For that I congratulate them and give even deeper reverence.
Extinguishing of Expression by PapaGonzales
Extinguishing of Expression
This cartoon got really popular on Tumblr, so I'm posting it here because I'm curious to see how my ol' buddy DeviantArt will react.

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This cartoon pertains to a series of events that have transpired within the last thirty-five days of this being made.

December 3rd, 2014: Australian Target stores withdrew copies of the game, Grand Theft Auto V, in response to a petition directed at the chain in Australia to pull the game from its shelves, it had over 41,000 signatures at the time. The petition claimed the game was "misogynistic" and that it encouraged players to "murder women for entertainment". The game was also withdrawn from Australian Kmarts the day after, saying their decision was the result of a "significant review" of the game's content. There was considerable backlash against the stores' decisions on the internet. It's not known for sure if whoever started the petition identified as feminist, but they definitely sounded like it, and the petition and its results gained a lot of feminist support.

December 16th, 2014: An anonymous hacker group named "Guardians of Peace"linked to North Korea by the FBIwarned Sony, the company producing the movie, The Interview, of an attack on movie theaters in the same vein as the September 11th terrorist attacks if the film were to premiere. The movie mocked North Korea and told a fictional story about the assassination of North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un. The hackers had been releasing a slew of private e-mails and files belonging to Sony since November that they had obtained presumably by hacking the company's computers months before, but December 16th was the first time they mentioned The Interview. Sony cancelled the scheduled, December 18th, New York premiere of the film in response to the warning. Afterward, many wary theater chains cancelled screenings ahead of the interview's U.S.-wide release on Christmas Day. Sony cancelled the nationwide release later that day, due to the lack of screenings by the major chains. Sony received widespread criticism for the decision, even from President Obama. Despite the threats, however, the movie was eventually released to mostly independent theaters on December 23rd and was made available on the internet through online pay services on the 24th.

January 7th, 2015: Three Radical Muslims attacked the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo, a French, satirical news magazine. A handful of cartoons published in the magazine over the last decade mocked the prophet Muhammad and sparked anger in the Muslim world. Twelve people were shot dead in the attack; ten magazine employeesfour of which were cartoonistsand two police officers. One of the gunmen turned himself in the same day of the shooting, but the two others remain on the loose. The attack was notably praised by the terrorist group, ISIS.

So there you have it, three attempts to censor entertainment and stifle freedom of expression in the western world, all within a mere thirty-five days. It really gives one a lack of hope.


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victauron Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch. 
fkkester Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the visit.  much appreciated.  if you have an idea for a drawing for my OC Rainah, please send me a note and i'll do my best to make it so.
soberfest Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2014
thanks for the fav :3
the-star-samurai Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch! :9
MissKinezumi Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks so much for the watch!! :heart:
PapaGonzales Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013
Quite frankly, your art deserves my watch.
MissKinezumi Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AIONES Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks for the Fave :D
okamaka Featured By Owner May 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the watch! :D
Himikoko Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Thanks so much for the watch! :hug:
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