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Alaa al-laqtah

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1972
  • Age: 51
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Alaa Abd al-Majid Musa al-Laqta (born in Gaza, 1972 AD) is a Palestinian doctor, artist, and daily cartoonist. He is famous for his patriotic drawings that reflect the Arab and Palestinian reality. He paints in several different Palestinian and Arab newspapers. He holds the Romanian Board (Fellowship) in Plastic Surgery. Married and father of three daughters.

He won second place in the Arab Cartoon Award
And the Palestinian cartoonist, Alaa Al-Laqta, came second in the Arab Cartoon Award for the year 2013 in its second edition, whose results were announced by Dar Al-Sharq on the sidelines of the opening of the 24th Doha International Book Fair. 158 Arab comics artists competed for the award with 408 artworks.

He shared the snapshot with a painting entitled (The Syrian Scene), dedicating his success to the soul of his parents, may God have mercy on them. While the first place was won by the artist Maher Rashwan from Egypt, and the third place was won by the artist Muhammad Sabana from Palestine.

His opinion of caricature art
The art of caricature is defined as “the art of bitter laughter through which the artist reduces the concerns of the citizen, the issues of society, and the contradictions of reality in simple lines or brief words.” He believes that the cartoon played an important role during the war on Gaza 2014, represented in conveying the true picture of the occupier's crimes and brutality, and exposing the complicity of the Palestinian and Arab brothers in this aggression through the tightening of the siege and attempts to break the will.


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