What encourages a mob to take law in their hands and kill innocent people? Why do these people resort to street-justice instead of reporting to police? Too many questions bother Indians after a series of lynching incidents over Whatsapp ‘child-lifter’ rumour! I used Wacom Cintiq to draw this cartoon You can also start with a […]
More rumours, more lynching and more deaths! Whatsapp forward alerting about child-lifters resulted in lynching of five men in Dhule, Maharashtra. India has seen so many inhuman lynchings in the last one month, all triggered by whatsapp and social media rumours. Mail Today cartoon. I used Wacom Cintiq to draw this cartoon You can also […]
Are we not ready for technology yet? We’re struggling to cope with the speed at which ‘news’ travels. We are either underestimating it or misusing it. The number of deaths caused by social media, particularly whatsapp rumour is threatening the law and order situation everywhere. Mail Today cartoon.
A fake story about child abductors, which went viral on Whatsapp in Assam, resulted in lynching of two young men. The mob beat them to death, turning deaf ears to the plea of the innocent victims.