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Exclusive: 'They forbid beauty and art for 'religious' reasons'

Text by FRANCE 24

Latest update : 2012-07-05

George Bahgory is widely respected as the father of Egyptian cartooning, and considered an institution within the Arab press. Born in 1935 in Luxor, Egypt, he has lived in Paris since 1970.

This video is the second episode of "Cartoonists Capture the Arab Revolutions", a five-part series about cartoonists in the Arab world. It was first aired in French on FRANCE 24 on June 21.

The series is produced by SAMAR MEDIA, a multimedia company devoted to coverage of the Arab world. A member of the Stand Alone Media network, SAMAR MEDIA addresses informative and inspiring topics through interviews in French, Arabic and English.

 

Date created : 2012-06-27

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