Maziyar Bizhani

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Maziar Bijani (born 1973) is a conservative cartoonist who publishes in Iranian newspapers such as Kayhan. He is known for his bitter criticism of reformers and pro-Western capitalists. Before becoming a cartoonist, he studied politics. Maziar Bijani's work has been featured in various websites promoting Palestinian resistance to the Israeli occupation. He has been accused of anti-semitism.[1]


On September 26, 2008, Iran released a satirical book of cartoons on the Holocaust illustrated by Bizhani.[2] The book's release was celebrated as part of Iran’s Quds Day. In August 2010, the website Holocartoons was launched. The website contains illustrations from the book.[3]

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