First, a book launch last night without the author, cartoonist Zunar, who was arrested. Now a remand hearing without his lawyers.
Zunar’s lawyer Latheefa Koya lamented that the remand hearing this morning at the Sepang Magistrate’s Court was held despite the magistrate having been informed that the lawyers were on their way to the court, according to Malaysiakini. She later tweeted: “io informed Fadiah will only take stmt frm zunar after bringing him around 2 “crimescenes” etc -too funnylah! when no one disputing d comic.” He is expected to be taken to the Malaysiakini office early this evening.
Zunar has been remanded for one day, even as Malaysians continue to express shock and outrage over the popular cartoonist’s detention: “Free Zunar now!”
Read Aliran Monthly’s interview with ‘Zunar, the multifaceted cartoonist’ and Charter 2000-Aliran’s statement ‘Zunar’s arrest no laughing matter’.
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Zunar should relocate his Office out of Brickfields. There’s a Head Hunter there . He crashed at Nur Izzah’s ceramah once and grabbed the mike from speakers. Forgot his name.
Check his pix here – Brickfields Head Hunter[Click]
Maybe he needs to curry favor with the new IGP! He might have no cilli in his life!
1Malaysia huh? scare of their own shadows? must have committed too many sins, no?
Zunar, i get 10 copies and distribute 9 away free to my friends, ok in show of support. UMNO, pergi lah.
Zunar is more dangerous than Awang Selamat?
Zunar is a threat compared to Ridhuan Tee?
I rest my case.
What is there to be shocked. IT IS EXPECTED ???
not surprised, whats next?
After PR politicians and certain bloggers they now want to persecute a cartoonist?
Don’t they know this kind of action is going to cost them more votes?
What a comedy! First they were afraid of candles lit or unlit, now it’s cartoon-phobia!
Am utterly shock and disgusted…
They have earlier sacked Jamaluddin and his colleague, Wong and a journalist who did a documentary on Bakun Dam, and one or two more i cant remember names…
I understand that we cant buy the books online, anyone, please advise where to get the books. TQ!
Please support Zunar by buying his books !!!
Kick this BN government out by next GE !!!
YES KICK BN & NAJIB OUT IN NEXT GE.
TO DO THAT WE NEED SUPPORT FROM ALL OF YOU.
NOT ONLY THAT. FROM NOW ONWARD WHETHER WE ARE IN THE OFFICE OR ON THE FIELD OR AT THE INTERNET, OR ANYWHERE ELSE, WE MUST SPREAD THE MESSAGE AROUND.
“` KICK THEM OUT – BN & NAJIB “`
These … UMNO goons are quite willing to arrest a talented satire cartoonist but, refuse to discipline proven racist principals…
We voted in a sub-par gomen, we must learn to live with their distasteful comical actions and unimaginable behavior!
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I think that local comedian who takes drugs is more dangerous!
Why BN is now cartoonphobic?