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Baha Eddin Bukhari

Baha Eddin Bukhari

Sector : Cultural Figures , Artists

Personal Info

  • Country of residence : Palestine
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1944
  • Age : 71
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Born in Jerusalem on 13 Jan. 1944; left with his family to Syria in 1949 in the course of the Nakba; discovered his talent for political cartoons and published his first drawing in Al-Ayyam Syrian daily newspaper in 1962; later moved to Kuwait and worked at Al-Ra’ie Al-‘Am (Public Opinion) newspaper from 1964-80 and at Al-Anba’ (News) paper from 1981-88; published a book of cartoons in 1985 that included 400 caricatures; then lived in Tunisia from 1989-94; returned to Jerusalem in 1994 and worked at Al-Quds newspaper (1994-99) and then at Al-Ayyam newspaper in Ramallah from 1999; renown political cartoonist, who participated in numerous local and international exhibitions; his main cartoon characters, Abu and Umm Al-Abed, became popular in Palestinian political expression; member in several organizations, incl. the Palestinian Union of Writers and Journalists, the Federation of Arab Journalists, the General Union of Palestinian Artists, the Arab Cartoonist Association, and the Cartoonist and Writer Syndicates in the US; has also produced several Jerusalem oil paintings.


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