« Home | On Facebook » | Poking the Arabs - Faisal al Yafai » | Iraqis go home » | Breathing life into history » | Bully boy » | Syria and Jordan co-ordinate their strategies » | King Abdullah in Damascus » | The Outsiders » | Jebl Qasiyoun » | The magic of Sham » 

Friday, November 23, 2007 

The Danish newspaper cartoon controversy - part 2

Ok, not so much of a controversy, although some people might be offended by this.

The amazing Mazen Kerbaj is publishing a series of cartoons - simultaneously - in a Danish and Lebanese newspaper. The Danish paper is called 'The Information', and in Lebanon, it's appearing in Al Akhbar.

Here are a couple of quotes from a couple of his sketches:

"Everything is cheap here, cigarettes, alcohol, kalashikov."

"Censorship? Never? You can say whatever you want...it's won't be censored. Maximum, you get killed."

The whole series can be found on Mazen's excellent blog.

Links to this post

Create a Link

About me

  • Written by sasa
  • From Damascus, Syria
  • From Damascus to London via Beirut. Based in and out of the central Damascene hamlet of Saroujah. News and feelings from the streets every day. I'm talking rubbish? Leave a comment. Welcome to the information democracy. See below for info about this site.
My profile

Syria News Wire discussion

Syria News Wire - the most comprehensive source of Syrian news on the web

  • The Syria News Wire now provides news for Cafe-Syria. To find out how to get exclusive Syrian news for your site, click here.

Get Syria News Wire EMAIL UPDATES

  • the important stuff: you can cancel any time, your email address wont be used for anything except Syria News Wire updates - this is an ad-free site
  • Enter your email address below to subscribe to The Syria News Wire...