Award-winning German artist under fire over ‘Islamophobic’ cartoons

Source: RT

A German feminist artist who has been honored by a journalist group for her caricatures, is now facing a fiery backlash over a series of “racist” and “Islamophobic” cartoons – many of them relentlessly poking fun at Sharia law.

Franziska Becker’s works have come under the spotlight after the Female Journalists Association (Journalistinnenbund) awarded her a prize for her “keen-witted and sharp-tongued” depiction of men and women. The group hailed Becker as “one of the most prominent, feminism-oriented successful personalities” – but the praise hit a nerve with some Germans.

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