Tiananmen Square protester cartoon – taking a photo of the tanks
Cartoon about the phenomenon of civil unrest, conflicts and protests being photographed and filmed by civilians using their mobile phones and digital cameras
At the time of the Tiananmen Square protest the technology to record the protest digitally did not exist.
It is now not uncommon for riots, battles and massacres to be filmed or recorded and to be posted on web sites such as Youtube
This cartoon first appeared in BBC Knowledge magazine.