Syrian Cartoonist Ali Ferzat Continues To Defy Assad Regime

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As Bashar al-Assad's regime continues to kill protestors and dissidents in Syria, human rights workers say they have found an "archipelago" of torture centres in the country. Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat knows the Assad regime's tactics all too well, having had his hand broken by militiamen for satirizing the president's rule. He received the Sakharov Prize last year for his work, and continues to draw in Kuwait.


 
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