Hossein Rezaye

Hossein Rezaye


Cartoons are direct and universal to those who can't read or write

“I have seen people in my country living in deadly situation, with no voice. Behalf of them to make their voices to be heard, motivates me to draw cartoons.

I was Born and lived in Iran. After getting my master degree in architecture I went back to Afghanistan. I started my job as a lecturer and dean of engineering faculty in Avicenna university. Beside this I was drawing cartoons.

Hossein Rezaye is an Afghan cartoonist who escaped Kabul with nothing more than clothes and drawing tablet, now in the Netherlands as part of the Shelter City programme for Human Rights Defenders. He will talk about the importance of freedom of expression.

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