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Saturday, September 3, 2016

Did #CharlieHebdo go too far with #Italian earthquake cartoons depicting scene as pasta and lasagna #HNNImpact

© Stefano Rellandini

The cartoon titled “Earthquake Italian Style” compared the quake victims with typical dishes of the country. The caricature showed a man covered in blood standing with a sign over his head reading “penne in tomato sauce.” The poor fellow is depicted next to a badly injured woman survivor who is labeled “penne au gratin.” The icing on the satirical image shows people squashed in the rubble with feet sticking out between the floors of a collapsed building with the sign reading“Lasagna”.

“These designs are disgusting,” said the Italian Minister of Justice Andrea Orlando, Le Figaro quoted. The minister added that by publishing the caricature the weekly “created a scandal” to “attract media attention.” Many people said it certainly was NOT sattire!

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