Cartoons for the people

loading

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activists, academics, student leaders and journalists under the colonial-era law that was supposed to have been repealed by the Najib administration.


To read the rest of the article and to access our e-Archive, subscribe to us for RM150 a year.



Related Articles

PROFILE
Feb 2017

Making Waves with Molluscs

One woman's passion for research on giant clams is helping communities all over Malaysia.

PROFILE
May 2016

Seeing Silence Speaking

Photographer Adam Tan seeks to encapsulate tranquility.

PROFILE
Sep 2010

On vibrant port cities and anomalous nation states

Prof Ho Eng Seng chats with PEM about Muslim societies, nationalism and the lessons history can teach us