Tens of thousands of people are dying in Somalia right now in a widespread famine afflicting the African nation. Aid officials call it the worst humanitarian crisis in the troubled country in two decades.
The Times of London’s editorial cartoonist saw in the famine inspiration. The result is a cartoon meshing the Somalia famine with the phone-hacking scandal consuming Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, which just happens to own the Times.
Here’s the image, as tweeted out by Guardian deputy editor Katharine Viner: