Syrian Cartoonist Ali Ferzat Collects His 2011 Sakharov Award


In August 2011, Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat was pulled from his car by a group of masked gunmen and brutally assaulted, the attack largely focused on his hands. The beating was prolonged, and ended with Ferzat being dumped in the street by his attackers, who told him that this was “just a warning”. He was taken […]