Cartoonist Zunar called in for sedition probe

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Zunar has been asked to report at the Dang Wangi Police Station on 20 November at 3.00pm for investigation under Section 4 (1) (c) of the Sedition Act.

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The clause refers to anyone who “prints, publishes, sells, offers for sale, distributes or reproduces any seditious publication”.

When contacted, Zunar said he believes the investigation centres on either of two cartoon books – Pirates of the Carry-BN or Komplot Penjarakan Anwar (Conspiracy to Imprison Anwar) – as these publications were recently seized from his assistants.

On 9 October, the Court of Appeal had lifted the ban on 1 Funny Malaysia and Perak Darul Kartun.

Zunar said the judges had gone through his book almost page by page with the prosecutor and found that they were just satire.

But four of his other books – Gedung Kartun, Isu Dalam Kartun Vol 1, Isu Dalam Kartun Vol 2 and Isu Dalam Kartun Vol 3 – remain officially banned.

Another book, ‘Cartoon-O-Phobia’, is being investigated under the Sedition Act.

Najib should fulfil his pledge to repeal the Sedition Act.

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gk ong

The police is intimidating buyers of Zunar books?

Read it here:
http://m.malaysiakini.com/news/281250.html

Yang

Yes you wanted to waste some of your money nobody is stopping you. You have your rights and freedom so do I. Is this not what you opposition are advocating or is it just some some rhetoric game of play.

ken

Animasi Zunar:

Yang

Just go to Malaysiakini and you will get lots of Zunar cartoon for free. No need to buy

kee

Many thks yang, but i will get a set to keep, and to show support as well. Thks again.

Ganesh

Yang the cheapskate?
I will pay for the books to support Zunar.

Yang

Ganesh, Why should I pay for something that I am not interested at all. I glanced through the Malaysiakini section but I do not think its any laughing matter at all. In fact I think its just some cheapskate stuff like the Cheap Minister that always play the blame game.

kee

Guys, i think we have to collect zunar’s cartoons to show support. I will go to times bookstore this weekend to have a set.

gk ong

Somehow big bookstores like MPH do not sell Zunar’s book, to appease the Authority?

Ananars

Anil : Who own MPH is immaterial. The book has been banned and MPH just do not want to flout the law. It seem you and opposition are condoning breaking of the law like breaking the gate of UM and barging in.

glissantia

“Whoever is stiff and inflexible is a disciple of death.” – Lau Tzu
“The amount of comedy permitted in a society is an indicator of freedom. There should be no immunity from laughter.” – Eric Idle
“Categories of special difference are typical foci for sacrifice, banishment or ridicule. Through them, the in-group becomes distinct, confident and culturally reproductive. The societies that tolerate the least behavioural deviance are the most averse to science. Our dilemma is that in order to safeguard what we have, we have continually to change.” – Dr. Timothy Taylor

Ananars

His comedy is not centered for the general public but centered or to influence and tilt the people `s mind politically to a certain party. This is definitely not correct as comedy is for the people to enjoy without any political motivation and influence.

Ed G

Zunar is just expressing his opinion by the way he knows best not unlike us commenters who use words and sentences; at times making references or stressing a point by using nicknames.

Xiao B

BN is worried because most illiterate Malays can learn the truth from cartoon?