The cartoonist generated controversy for making humor with Cristina’s attack. The Vice President’s lawyer will denounce him, but says they want to censor him
09/19/2022 – 9:02 p.m.
Vice President Cristina Kirchner’s lawyer will denounce Nik, the creator of Gaturro, for a joke that appeals to the assassination attempt that occurred at the beginning of September against the vice president.
This is not the first time the cartoonist is involved in a controversy for his workbut already has several complaints of plagiarism.
In this case, Nik published a joke in La Nación in which he makes fun of Alberto Fernández and Cristina Kirchner and refers to the attack suffered by the former president.
In the vignette you can read:
“Two lunatics with an impossible, ridiculous, implausible plan… a man and a woman who put all of Argentina in danger”, in the mouth of a uniformed man.
Then, a journalist asks him: “The Band of Copitos?”. But the uniformed man replies: “No” and in the background there is a caricature of Néstor and Cristina Kirchner.
Nik published a joke in which he makes fun of Alberto Fernández and Cristina Kirchner and refers to the attack
Nik’s joke went viral and generated anger
The joke was originally published in the newspaper, but it was quickly reproduced on social networks by users until it went viral, generating negative and positive reactions.
Upon learning of the joke published by Nik, Gregorio Dalbón, Cristina Kirchner’s lawyer, communicated via Twitter that he plans to start a joke against the comedian.
“This is not a joke. For this reason, in my own name, in the absence of a ‘prosecutor’, I will initiate the corresponding complaint,” said the lawyer. And he added: “Enough gratuitously disrespecting President Alberto Fernández and Cristina Kirchner.” “I hope the human rights organizations will join us,” he concluded.
For his part, the cartoonist defended himself and assured that the Government of Alberto Fernández and Cristina Kirchenr want censor it.
“Gregorio Dalbón, Cristina’s lawyer, wants to take me to court for this joke. I hope I do it. It would be historic and an unprecedented global scandal. Never in modern history has freedom of expression been punished. This is how Dalbón and Cristina want us, gagged “he wrote on his nikgaturro account.
And in another tweet he added: “Now they want restrict freedom of expression. FIRST, they mess with your CHILDREN, now they mess with your work, with the freedom to express an opinion. Every time they GO FOR MORE”. Finally, the cartoonist wrote a reflection and did not miss an opportunity to criticize the Government: “As a society, tired as we are of so many abuses of our freedoms, our rights… Shouldn’t we explain to them how the freedom of expression? They impoverished us, they did NOT take care of us in the Pandemic… Now they also want to take away our freedom of opinion? “He sentenced.