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Ali Farzat and the Syrian Regime

Ali Farzat’s cartoons are characteristically printed without captions. This feature allows him to critique authoritarian regimes more generally, but it also allows the reader to interpret for his- or her-self where the cartoon takes place and, I believe, leads to … Continue reading

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The Evasive Power of Facebook

When we were analyzing Ali Farzat’s cartoons in class, I found the two featuring Bashar Al-Assad himself particularly interesting.  These cartoons evoke themes similar to that of his other work, such as the government’s empty promises of reform and the … Continue reading

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The Syrian Revolution: Beyond what the naked eye can see

Ali Farzat is a Syrian cartoonist, born in 1951, who has earned international recognition for his political cartoons. Farzart has used his cartoons to make strong political criticisms, refusing to give into pressure to limit his criticism of the Syrian … Continue reading

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Ali Farzat

Ali Farzat is a Syrian political cartoonist, whose work gets published both printed in Syria, and more recently also on his own Facebook page. While his relationship with the Syrian regime has been on the brighter side, Farzat’s images are … Continue reading

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Ali Farzat Attack and Animated Youtube video

After viewing and discussing many of Ali Farzat’s cartoons, I was inspired to learn more about him. I came across two things that I found very interesting and hoped to discuss as a class. First, I came across an article, … Continue reading

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Ali Farzat

As discussed in class today, these images are examples of Ali Farzat’s work.  He is a Syrian political cartoonist who normally draws cartoons for newspapers.  In addition, he has a website and a facebook where he circulates his work.  Although … Continue reading

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