Cries for Freedom in Turkey Captured by World's Cartoonists

Sparked by the outrage over the brutal eviction of a sit in protesting the demolition of Istanbul's Taksim Gezi Park, protests have risen across Turkey to  support basic freedoms and fight against the government's encroachment on secularism.

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan inflamed matters further by cracking down on protestors and giving speeches dismissing their concerns.

Here are seven cartoons by some of the world's best cartoonists supporting the outcry of freedom in Turkey, and admonishing Erdogan's ten-year term...

Daryl Cagle / Cagle Cartoons

Tom Janssen / The Netherlands, Cagle Cartoons

Patrick Chappatte / International Herald Tribune, Cagle Cartoons

Bob Englehart / Hartford Courant, Cagle Cartoons

Taylor Jones/ Cagle Cartoons

Tom Janssen / The Netherlands, Cagle Cartoons

Kap / Spain, Cagle Cartoons

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