Tags: Ali Ferzat, Assad, portrait of the day, sketch of the day, Syria
Ball point pen on today’s newsprint
Brilliant Syrian political cartoonist had both his hands broken for his unflattering drawings of Assad and his government.
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I’ve heard of cartoonist being threatened before but this is just not cool.
Not cool at all. This reminds me of that Russian journalist being beaten for writing about corruption in Moscow. Click here and here
Cartoons have been a sustainable form of protest and the muslims, for example, doesn’t seem to appreciate it.