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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 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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Violence and Speech – Farzat Cartoon

In class, we briefly discussed this cartoon done by Ali Farzat and posted on his Facebook page on December 8, 2011. The image depicts a man—who I assume to be President Bashar al-Assad—with a gun in place of his head … Continue reading

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