antisemitism,  Covid-19,  Iran

Iran’s grotesque Covid-19 cartoon competition

This post continues the theme elaborated in Wasiq’s recent post – the Iranian regime’s indulgence in bizarre conspiracy theories around the origin of Covid-19.  Iran’s health ministry recently sponsored a cartoon competition on the theme of Covid-19 – and it’s no great surprise that several of the entries featured grotesque antisemitic tropes. You can read the response of Sharon S. Nazarian of the ADL here.