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Is he a trouble maker or a depicter of truths? Meet Malaysia’s top political cartoonist.

Who is the most controversial cartoonist in Malaysia, currently being investigated on a whopping nine charges under the notorious Sedition Act and facing a potential jail sentence of 43 long years?

The answer is none other than Zulkiflee Sm Anwar Ulhaque, popularly known as Zunar – one of Malaysia’s most wanted. The 53-year-old caricaturist was charged with sedition in what appears to be a clampdown on politicians, activists, academics, student leaders and journalists under the colonial-era law that was supposed to have been repealed by the Najib administration.


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