Malaysia, no country for jokes

Malaysia, no country for jokes

Malaysia, no country for jokes The cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Alhaque, known as “Zunar“, continues to face repression by the Malaysian government. The authorities are not amused by his cartoons and are determined to imprison him for them. Cartoonist has again been summoned under investigation for this cartoon published on 23 …

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Three years in prison for publishing memes satirizing the state and religion

Three years in prison for publishing memes satirizing the state and religion

Cartoonist Nime (also arrested in November 2019) in solidarity with Kechida Twenty-five-year-old Algerian Walid Kechida has been sentenced to three years in prison and a fine of 500,000 dinars (about 3,000 euros) for publishing memes satirizing the state and religion, according to the National Committee for the Liberation of Detainees …

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Satire and criticism are part of the right to freedom of expression

Satire and criticism are part of the right to freedom of expression

Satire and criticism are part of the right to freedom of expression Batrachian emblem monikered by Contreras To many, this statement may seem like a truism at this point, but there seems to be no way to get it through the heads of some would-be dictators in your neighbourhood. The …

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Gahan Wilson, between humour and dementia

Gahan Wilson, between humour and dementia

At the beginning of January this year Gahan Wilson announced that he was retiring, less than a month before his 89th birthday. It is said that cartoonists never retire, but in Gahan’s case it was inevitable. He suffers from advanced dementia. In March his wife, the writer Nancy Winters, née …

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