Category: News

Malaysia: harassment of cartoonist escalates

PEN INTERNATIONAL Malaysia: harassment of cartoonist escalates London, 2 December 2016 Original site THE Malaysian authorities must drop all charges and end the harassment against cartoonist Zunar for peacefully exercising his right to free expression, PEN International said today. Already facing nine counts of…

Zunar in the news

1. THE NEW YORK TIMES A Malaysian Political Cartoonist on Facing His Fears, and Prison, for Art HONG KONG — When protesters disrupted an art exhibition by Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, a political cartoonist, at the George Town Literary Festival in Malaysia on Saturday, he assumed…

Support from international organisations

1. Committee to Protect Journalists Malaysia intensifies harassment of award-winning cartoonist Bangkok, November 28, 2016―Malaysian authorities should drop all criminal charges against award-winning cartoonist Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque, popularly known as Zunar, and cease harassing him for his work, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today….