Amr Okasha


Amr Okasha works as  deputy editor-in-chief of Al-Wafd daily newspaper , writer and cartoonist and political analyst, is a member of the Journalists' Syndicate, and was a member of the jury award "back" hosted by the center for alternative Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights in 2011.

 
Cartoonist

Characterized his drawings cash cynical construction and daring of the most important political events both internal and external, and transferred by most newspapers and websites, such as local, Arab newspaper Al-Ahram Weekly and Al-Ahram ebdo and newspaper Gulf News, and some newspapers such as the Kuwaiti Al-Watan newspaper.

 works as a cartoonist  in " Al Wafd" daily Egyptian newspaper  since 1993 until now.

- Also works as a painter at the site of "our freedom" and newspaper "agel".

- The work of a cartoonist in"Al dostor" newspaper in 2009 and 2010.

- Newspaper target sports since 2002 until 2006.

- Rotana Magazine in 2005 and 2006.

- Work as a cartoonist   in "Al sharq" newspaper  since 1999 and 2000.
  

Photographer and editor of children's stories

- Editor of " News young ," a project to a specialized children's newspaper has been issued through the Arab Organization for criminal action and distributed to schools free of charge for a period of two years under a grant from the U.S. Agency for International Development.

- Draw many children's stories , which were published in a number of newspapers and specialized journals .

- Draw a series of short stories for children will be released soon ( in 2013 ) under the title " is rumored to be ."

- Draw a series of short stories for children as part of a "save children" , which aims to spread health awareness among mothers and children alike for the prevention of certain diseases , ( Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, 2012) .

- Drawing special educational books approach the sport for fifth and sixth grade primary and which was submitted to the contest and the Ministry of Education.

- The foundations of accessory children newspaper Arab News " Khaled and Hoda " in 2008 .

- Draw a collection of short stories for children, entitled " Band activist Ali " and issued by the Arab Organization for Penal Reform and supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development.


Writer and political analyst

Interested in political analysis of the issues and local and international events through a historical perspective, is also interested in the psychological approach analysis of the characters and the circumstances surrounding and influencing decision-making .

 

- He wrote a number of topics such as press " scenario Great Escape ," which draw the imaginary integrated plan of Staff on how to escape some of the symbols of the former regime from Tora prison , which was published in the Gazette of the delegation on 12/25/2012 . He admitted Major General Mohamed Naguib , head of the prison health then the details of that scenario , which is already planned by some of the leaders of the former regime , so it has been notified of the Cairo Security Directorate was to take legal action and plan of defensive and protective order to prevent this from happening based on that scenario .

- Several other topics such scenarios and death of former President Mubarak and the possibility and how he was assassinated , also pointed out the hidden role played by Iranian intelligence during and after the revolution , which never occur and that a decision.



    Lecturer

- Lectured and presented a workshop for professors from the faculties of medicine secrets and methods of writing press releases and change after the revolution of January 25 at a conference of medical schools in Hurghada in 2012, and organized by the PRB in collaboration with the American College of Medicine, University of Assiut .

- Present and gave a workshop in Assiut secrets of writing Asahfahlosatzh medicine from various colleges all over the country , and organized by the PRB in collaboration with the American University School of Medicine Ociotaam , 2011.

- Present in the annual conference held by the American Embassy for graduates in the program "annual Egypt state alumni in the Marriott Zamalek in 2011 , and was a lecture about the role of caricature over the centuries in fact change from the time of the Pharaohs until the revolution of January 25.

 

    Satirist

- Writes articles comedies weekly electronic gate delegation titled "Memoirs of a pair recessive " and talking about the suffering of the Egyptian pair " Znkulona " with his wife Alinkdah " Sunni " through life situations in which each party is trying to impose its control over the other .

- Invented artist Sultanate called it " the Sultanate of Bornja " published weekly in the Gazette of the original Constitution in 2009 and 2010 , which was characterized by combining writing satirical and caricature and include projections of politically influential personalities valuable decision-making , especially with regard to developments on the level of internal and external .

- Invented the artist in 2009 and the Ministry of governmental dubbed " the Ministry of General Discussion " , was published on a weekly basis in the Gazette of the delegation and is a parallel government to the government the true combines writing sarcastic and drawing , and include figures Karkatoria cynical Ministers presented by the artist derisively .


    Photographer and Graphic Designer

- He drew and designed many book covers political .

- Carried by fees Rictoria simplify legal materials on human rights contained in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was published in a book about the Group for Democratic Development , which had the support of the Norwegian Institute of Human Rights ( Oslo - Norway) , which aims to educate citizens their fundamental rights with drawing Basma on his lips at the same time .

- He drew materials Political Rights Law caricatures , which were issued in booklet form in 2005.

- Designed and created many of the logos of some of the legal institutions and some business activities , also designed numerous posters for many subjects , such as harassment .

 

    Designer and manufacturer of brides

- He designed the bride to Jeddah sized Boisthalid are agitated and dubbed " Tetteh beneficiary " .. The Halaaptsgel rings have a new program where the bride shall move himself with the tradition of her voice.

- The artist registration of votes for the characters and animals in a series of START titled " Diary of Ramadan in Ramadan," and so in 1998.    

Educational qualification

Employment certificate for teaching Arabic as a foreign language American University in Cairo in 2013


Bachelor of Arts Faculty of Art Education , Helwan University, 1993



Publications

    
Forthcoming artist book analyzes some of the political events and the role of some of the characters and the political forces ( 2013 ) .
    
Soon a new series of short stories for children ( 2013 ) , under the title " is rumored to be ."
    
A series of short stories for children as part of a "save children" , which aims to spread health awareness among mothers and children alike for the prevention of certain diseases , ( Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, 2012) .
    
Released artist book cynical titled " Memoirs husband and wife strangled recessive " (2010) in collaboration with associates Rania Saleh press place to today , where the left half of the book and your spouse oppressed , while she wrote the wife half your stifled .
    
Released artist book titled " Flashback 20" (2010) , which made ​​the most important events experienced by Egypt during the 20 years through cartoons .
    
A series of short stories " band activist Ali " numbering 36 , a children's story written by Hoveyda Hafez and fees Amr Okasha , issued by the Arab Organization for Penal Reform , 2010.

 

Conferences and seminars

    
Presented a workshop on the secrets and methods of writing press releases and change after the revolution of January 25 at a conference of medical schools in Hurghada in 2012.
    
Present at the annual conference held by the American Embassy in Zamalek Marriott in 2011 .
    
Presented a workshop on the secrets of writing Asahfahalty organized by the PRB in collaboration with the American University School of Medicine Ociotaam , 2011.
    
Participated in a conference of international cartoonists in Portland , Oregon in America in 2010 .
    
Participated in the conference " freedom of expression under the line of fire " in Copenhagen in December 2010.

Awards and Certificates

    
Participated in the International Visitor Program of the U.S. State Department in 2010 .
    
An award winning cartoonist of the National Council for Human Rights in 2007 .
    
He holds an award for Excellence in Journalism program organized by the United Nations Development with Al-Ahram Regional Institute of Journalism in 2007 .
    
He holds a first prize in a competition in caricature form queries of the Egyptian Ministry of Information and family planning in 2005.
    
He holds a certificate of appreciation from the Global Forum for comics in the second session the United Arab Emirates in 2002 .
    
I got stories , " activist Ali " Excellence Award in the field of human rights in 2010 .
 

Shows

    
Set up an exhibition of the artist in the comics Alcadimih Egyptian Art in Rome in October 2013 to be opened by the Egyptian Cultural Academy season for the Italian this year .

 

   
Participated in the exhibition " Revolution ," which was held at the Palace of Arts in 2012.

    
Participated in the exhibition of political cartoons International , which was held in Paris in 2011, and who move between a number of French and European cities .
    
Participated in the exhibition of cartoons prepared by the Doha Centre for Media Freedom in the framework of the activities to celebrate the International Day for the freedom of the press in Qtraam , 2011.


Television and radio interviews

Appeared as guest on a number of programs and talk shows , whether in TV or radio , was also interact with him for a number of newspapers and magazines, local and international

    
Interview with the magazine "Nieuwe Liefde" Dutch in 2012.
    
An interview with the Washington Post in 2011 .
    
Guest program in the morning Dream in 2011 .
    
Guest in the channel ONTV program in the morning en 2011.
    
An interview with the Los Angeles Times in 2011 .
    
Guest program .... Channel axis in 2010 .
    
An interview with CNN channel in 2006 .. eat dialogue caricature and its impact on Middle East issues
    
An interview with CNN channel in 2004 for caricature and anti-Semitism
    
Dialogue channel Nile News on the Egyptian satellite in 2000 , which dealt with caricature and its relationship to political issues, internal and external .
    
Guest 's Nile News Channel in the program for an hour in 2004.
    
Cartoon channel for dialogue Dubai 1999