Last week, Ali Ferzat, a popular political cartoonist in Syria, was adbucted and beaten and left bleeding on the side of the road in an attack blamed on the security forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
A photo of Ferzat in his bed, bandaged hands raised, became perhaps more powerful than any cartoon.
To sign a petition in support of Ferzat, go here.
Cartoonists the world over have been drawing cartoons in solidarity with the suffering artist. Here are a few:
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