Syrian cartoonist on top global thinkers list

Ahram Online, Thursday 1 Dec 2011

Dissident Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat named among top 100 global thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine

Aly Ferzat

 

Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat has been named on Foreign Policy magazine’s top 100 global thinkers list. He was beaten up on 25 August by the Syrian regime’s El-Shabiha thugs for his dissident cartoons.  

Ferzat, 60, is one of the most famous cartoonists in the Arab World. He published the satirical magazine Al-Domar (Lamplighter), which ran from late-2000 until he was forced to close it in 2003.

 

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