Kais al-Hilali was a Libyan political cartoonist and graffiti artist, best known for his paintings and caricatures of Muammar Gaddafi. During the Libyan Civil War, just after finishing a caricature of Gaddafi, al-Hilali was shot and killed by unknown assailants. Al-Hilali’s death sparked responses from numerous cartoonists across the globe.
- “Writing on the Wall for Street Artist.” The Australian, 25 March 2011.
- Liza Donnelly. “Cartoonists Honor a Fallen Libyan Street Artist.” The New Yorker, 15 April 2011.