Friday, August 26, 2011

Syrian Forces Beat Political Cartoonist

Via Al Jazeera:

Ali Ferzat, a renowned political cartoonist whose drawings expressed Syrians' frustrated hopes for change was grabbed after he left his studio early Thursday and beaten by masked gunmen who broke his hands and dumped him on a road outside Damascus.

Tom Spurgeon at Comics Reporter has a link round up about the event, and the international outrage.

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