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January 1, 2013

50 Comics Positives In 2012: Ali Ferzat Accepted His Sakharov Prize


Ali Ferzat emerged from months of hiding following the horrific beating he received in 2011 for cartoon opposed to the current Syrian regime to accept the biggest prize ever awarded a cartoonist. I thought Ferzat was pretty marvelous speaking on what happened to him and why, particularly his insistence that if some sort of sane political order is restored, he'll gladly return and home and expects to.

I hope I can be forgiven using the photo above as the link-through
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