Kahil was dedicated to pointing out corruption, hypocrisy and oppression where he saw it, and pulled no punches, attacking every major Arab political leader, his daughter said.
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The late Mahmoud Kahil was best known for his satirical drawings, but according to his daughter Dana Trometer, he never considered himself merely an artist.Kahil will be honored Thursday with the launch of a coffee table book including some 350 of his original drawings that take aim at Arab and international politics, as well as prizes in his name recognizing young Arab talent in the fields of comics, cartoons and illustration. After graduation, Kahil began working for a number of Arabic and English language newspapers, including The Daily Star.Kahil passed away on Feb. 11, 2003, and was survived by his daughter, son and wife.
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