Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat: ‘They broke my hands to stop me drawing Assad’ – video

Article  •  Publié sur Souria Houria le 23 juin 2012

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