Saturday, August 27, 2011

Syrian Cartoonist Ali Ferzat Has Hands Broken by Syrian Gov't; His Response is Epic

Syrian artist and cartoonist Ali Ferzat was brutally beaten by the Syrian Government in response to Ferzat's defiance of the Assad regime. He was found lying on a road, bloody and with two broken hands. He was rushed to a hospital. Here is a photo of him right after he got there:
But Ferzat wouldn't rest. Instead, with his broken hands, he drew this image in defiance of Assad, his totalitarian and illegal state, and injustice:

And one more thing: the hospital that he's staying in?  It's in Damascus... the capital of Syria and a government stronghold.  And still Ferzat draws.

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