Der Spiegel: Trump beheading Lady Liberty cover sparks criticism


US & Canada, Trump: In one of a stunning expression of freedom using picture a German news magazine stroked huge controversy when its new cover cartoon depicted the United States President Donald Trump beheading the Statue of Liberty.

The magazine, Der Spiegel used the cartoon first originated by US-Curban artists and political refugee Edel Rodriguez.

Edel Rodriguez, The cartoonist said the image represented the beheading of democracy by the US president trump.

Many German newspapers criticized this picture while the German vice president called it tasteless.

Recently Trump issued an order that that banned citizens from Iran, Somalia, Iraq, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Yemen from entering the US, The new cover comes after to show the anger against trump.

The German- US relations have gone bad under President Trump, who has criticized the policies of German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The latest edition shows the act of decapitation which signifies the Islamic State.



Angela Merkel further said that last month that her policy of welcoming masses of migrants who arrived in Germany had been a "catastrophic mistake". His trade adviser also recently attacked Germany for gaining unfair trade advantages from a "grossly undervalued" euro.

This is not the first time that such a image has been show earlier, on

Dec. 9, 2015: 'When Trump Came ... I did Not Speak Out' has depicted a similar picture

The front page of the New York Daily News on Dec. 9, 2015 shows Donald Trump cutting off the head of the Statue of Liberty after he stated his offensive views on Muslims. The text is based on the poem "First They Came" by Martin Niemoller.

Image source: & BBC

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