Syria Live Blog
Syria - Aug 27, 2011 - 14:18
This picture is said to be a self portrait by Ali Ferzat, a Syrian cartoonist who was beaten by masked gunmen earlier this week. Some reports online say it is fake, which is likey, as Farzat's brother told Al Jazeera that the cartoonists hands had been broken.
Rime Allaf, a Syrian analyst and writer tweeted, "it may have been a fake, but the fact it spread like wildfire online shows how many thought it was the appropriate response".
Tweeted by @KareemLailah