A minature President Mohammad Ali al-Abed on the cover of the satirical magazine al-Mudhik al-Mubki, facing the French High Commissioner Henri Ponsot in 1932

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Ponsot is depicted as a cook preparing for a Franco-Syrian Treaty. Facing him is a dwarfed President Abed, and behind the Syrian President stands Saadallah al-Jabiri, the Aleppo MP who was challenging the Treaty in Parliament. Standing next to Abed is the Speaker of Parliament Subhi Barakat.