In this photo taken Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat poses in his atelier in Damascus, Syria. Syrian security forces attacked renowned anti-regime cartoonist Ali Farzat early Thursday in Damascus and left him bleeding along the side of a road, human rights activists said. Farzat has said he had great hopes for President Bashar Assad when he became president in 2000, but in recent years he has become a vehement critic of the regime, particularly as the military launches a brutal crackdown on the country's protest movement. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)

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In this photo taken Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat poses in his atelier in Damascus, Syria. Syrian security forces attacked renowned anti-regime cartoonist Ali Farzat early Thursday in Damascus and left him bleeding along the side of a road, human rights activists said. Farzat has said he had great hopes for President Bashar Assad when he became president in 2000, but in recent years he has become a vehement critic of the regime, particularly as the military launches a brutal crackdown on the country's protest movement. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)
In this photo taken Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, Syrian cartoonist Ali Farzat poses in his atelier in Damascus, Syria. Syrian security forces attacked renowned anti-regime cartoonist Ali Farzat early Thursday in Damascus and left him bleeding along the side of a road, human rights activists said. Farzat has said he had great hopes for President Bashar Assad when he became president in 2000, but in recent years he has become a vehement critic of the regime, particularly as the military launches a brutal crackdown on the country's protest movement. (AP Photo/Muzaffar Salman)
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