Thursday, June 21, 2012

Guardian Video: Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat: 'They broke my hands to stop me drawing Assad'

Ali Farzat founded in 2001 Syria's first satirical weekly, Ad Domari. In August 2011, he was attacked by Bashar al-Assad's militia who broke his hands. The incident prompted international condemnation of the Assad regime. Farzat was awarded the European parliament Sakharov prize for freedom of thought, Thursday 21 June 2012


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