With Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepping down on Friday following weeks of demonstrations, protesters have rushed to the streets to celebrate. As opinion makes around the world weigh in on this important moment in history, and what comes next, let’s turn to cartoonists from all corners of the globe for their unique perspective on yesterday’s events.
Manny Francisco, who draws for the Manila Times newspaper in The Philippines, shows the sand in Mubarak’s hourglass running out.
Australian cartoonist Peter Broelman humorously comments on Mubarak securing his fortune before stepping down.
Singapore cartoonist Deng Coy Miel wonders what’s next after Mubarak’s withdrawal.
French cartoonist Frederick Deligne shows the wave sweeping across the Middle East.
Jordanian cartoonist Emad Hajjaj shows the eventual outcome of a revolution driven by social media.
Scottish cartoonist Brian Adcock draws one of the funniest Mubarak caricatures and illustrates the people of Egypt as a great wonder of the world.
Here’s my take on Mubarak, who flees Egypt under fire.