People in Saudi Arabia are sharing this new cartoon asking where our sympathy was for them

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Saturday 26 March 2016 17:10
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Following the terror attack in Brussels on Tuesday, this cartoon by Le Monde illustrator Plantu became a symbol for the support shown by France to their northern neighbours.

After that, however, people in Turkey began sharing this variation:

Many argued that the same level of sympathy and support was not shown for their country following recent attacks on Istanbul and Ankara.

Now, people in Saudi Arabia are sharing a new cartoon depicting a character draped in their flag and asking where sympathy has been for them...

The kingdom has been subject to dozens of suicide bomb attacks in the past decade, a not-completely-comprehensive list of which can be seen here.

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