Sapuman: Man of Steal
Zunar is banned from leaving his country and one by one his books are banned too. One after another his profession and his economical means are undermined.
Yesterday the turn came to SAPUMAN; Man of Steal - with the prime minister for front cover, corruption in hand while Zunar in chains is painting with his mouth on the back cover. To quote from his statement at CRNI in his own words:
"I would like to reiterate that this ban will not stop me from drawing cartoons to expose corruption and injustice. You can ban my books, you can ban my cartoons, but you cannot ban my mind. When the government is faulty, drawing cartoon is a duty."
"Laugh at them" he wrote in my copy - and yes, SAPUMAN is well beyond the borders of Malaysia...