Hexie Farm (蟹农场): The Nightmare of the Pen

For his latest contribution to the Hexie Farm CDT series, cartoonist  comments on the situation for of expression under the new administration of . One lone pen wanders among a crowd of censors’ shears, as though walking through a bad dream. Continuing with Hexie Farm’s Orwell theme, the slogan on the wall declares “Two legs better!

The Nightmare of the Pen, by Crazy Crab of for CDT:


Read more about Hexie Farm’s CDT series, including a Q&A with the anonymous cartoonist, and see all cartoons so far in the series.

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