These Illustrations are part of an university project for the local Amnesty International Group Mainz. I drew a series of despots portraits for this assignment. I depict despots as who they are: sad criminals. I am tired of reading and hearing about their cruelties against humanity. If you are for freedom, you are against them. I have put them "up against a wall", so people can feel less helpless against their power and see that they are not larger than life. "who the fuck is amnesty?" — "we're amnesty! "