Khalil Bendib

Khalil Bendib is an award-winning editorial cartoonist and artist. He has authored and co-authored several books, including the widely translated graphic novel “Zahra’s Paradise.” He was born in Paris as a refugee of Algeria’s War of Independence and grew up in Morocco and Algeria.

A Muslim Cartoonist Draws Lessons From the Charlie Hebdo Massacre

Bullets and bombs can never silence the voices of laughter and friendship. As a political cartoonist who happens to be both American and Muslim, I often find myself at the intersection of media curiosity: Muslim, with all the stereotypical notions attached to that, but also a freedom-loving artist and a humorist. I’m not just the butt of jokes, but a purveyor of them — a non-violent... Continue Reading

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