Sunday, December 21, 2008

Video: South African Cartoonist Zapiro

"This is what satirists do in democratic societies" - editorial cartoonist Zapiro to Jacob Zuma (see second YouTube video below).

The Sunday Times'
(South Africa) professional editorial cartoonist Zapiro has been sued not once, but twice, by African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma, over a cartoon he (Zapiro) drew. Zuma is also suing The Times. More here at Zapiro's site.

Posted today on YouTube: Zapiro talking about the pending suit and issues of a free press.

Related: Zapiro calls in to a radio interview show to talk to Zuma directly:

My thanks to Tom Spurgeon for continuously tracking this story.

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