With the graphic file "GIF" its possible to make short animations using very little data so that any internet browser can play them. Thats why, 30 years after their creation, GIFs are popular again with artists like Erdal Inci from Turkey.
He was the first cartoonist ever to win a Pulitzer Prize – for a Holocaust survivor story, the world-renowned comic "Maus." The celebrated graphic novelist today turns 70.
The Hamburg court ruling has said that parts of German satirist Jan Böhmermann's poem are an "attack" on Turkish President Erdogan.
Syrian author Hamid Sulaiman's graphic novel "Freedom Hospital" is dedicated to his best friend who was tortured to death. His book depicts the horrors of the Syrian civil war - and the people living through it.
Since the failed coup in Turkey, constraints on freedom of expression are increasingly restricting cultural projects, from theaters to contemporary art. DW looks at how some artists are fighting back.
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