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Ridicule is costly: Red lights flash for Zapiro if the hate speech Bill passes muster
Ridicule is costly: Red lights flash for Zapiro if the hate speech Bill passes muster
Although a Bill dealing with hate crimes should be welcomed, one that includes a section criminalising hate speech should be viewed with suspicion...
Racism, cartoonists, rich whites, land distribution under spotlight on Human Rights Day
Racism, cartoonists, rich whites, land distribution under spotlight on Human Rights Day
South Africans from all walks of life commemorated the Sharpeville Massacre on Monday, with politicians using the day to encourage national unity,...
Swedish artist says he didn't aim to provoke Muslims
Swedish artist says he didn't aim to provoke Muslims
When Swedish artist Lars Vilks drew the Islamic prophet Muhammad as a dog in 2007, the cartoon – which earned him death threats from radical...
Stage fright to success: Zapiro on 21 years with the M&G
Stage fright to success: Zapiro on 21 years with the M&G
One day in January 1994 I had to pinch myself when I got a phone call inviting me to become the editorial cartoonist for the Weekly...
[Slideshow]Zapiro's top 10 cartoons of 2012
[Slideshow]Zapiro's top 10 cartoons of 2012
We gave Jonathan Shapiro, aka Zapiro, a list of his top 10 most viewed cartoons in 2012 and he shares what inspired them.
The price of satire
The price of satire
If ANC president Jacob Zuma sues cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro for his latest cartoon, it will bring the number of defamation cases Zuma has filed...
A licence to cheek
A licence to cheek
Several different strands have emerged in the public furore around the now famous Zapiro cartoon of tripartite alliance leaders urging Jacob Zuma...
Time for a cold shower
Time for a cold shower
From the time the drawings of the Prophet Muhammad set the world alight it's been clear that cartooning -- the right to draw -- will be at the...
Zuma cartoon: Worth a thousand words?
Zuma cartoon: Worth a thousand words?
It seems a picture really is worth a thousand words after cartoonist Zapiro unleashed a storm of controversy this week for depicting Jacob Zuma and...
Zapiro in Zuma cartoon uproar
Zapiro in Zuma cartoon uproar
Award-winning cartoonist Zapiro is in the firing line over a controversial cartoon that appeared in this week's Sunday Times.

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