Comic Riffs: Ali Ferzat


Posted at 01:57 AM ET, 05/12/2012

PROFILES IN CARTOONING COURAGE: How artists in Syria, Iran and India wield their free-speech pens against powerful forces

How artists in Syria, Iran and India wield free-speech pens against powerful government forces.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:57 AM ET, 05/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mahmoud Shokraiyeh, Ali Ferzat, Assem Trivedi, Cartoonists Rights Network International, Garry Trudeau, Matt Bors, Matt Wuerker

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 04/18/2012

ALI FERZAT: Beaten Syrian cartoonist named to TIME 100 Most Influential List

The Syrian editorial cartoonist, who was brutally beaten by his nation’s regime after creating work critical of the government, makes the magazine’s annual list of powerful people.

By Michael Cavna  |  01:28 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ali ferzat, matt wuerker, time magazine

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 08/31/2011

ALI FERZAT GALLERY: Eight eye-catching cartoons to support beaten Syrian artist

The abduction and vicious beating of top Syrian cartoonist Ali Ferzat has spurred an artistic response from his global brethren at the drawing board.

By Michael Cavna  |  08:00 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ali ferzat, next media animation, matt wuerker, bill day, nate beeler, tjeerd royaards, sherif arafa, rick mckee, giacomo cardelli

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 08/26/2011

ALI FERZAT: A Call to Cartoonists to draw support for the viciously beaten Syrian artist [UPDATED]

By Michael Cavna  |  11:06 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ali ferzat, syria, matt bors, cartoon movement, violence against cartoonists