Zapiro defends his ‘humorous’ Zuma-dick cartoon

Defending his dick-cartoon of President Jacob Zuma published in the Mail & Guardian last week, cartoonist Jonathan “Zapiro” Shapiro insisted “cartoonists and the broader public should have the democratic right to be irreverent about leaders, especially leaders who display hypocrisy”. Continue reading

ANCWL condemns Zapiro’s dick cartoon & ANC wants apology

The ruling African National Congress’s Women League has come out with guns blazing, criticising cartoonist Jonathan “Zapiro” Shapiro for a cartoon appearing on Mail & Guardian’s 6 July 2012 edition. In the M&G cartoon, what seems like a men’s penis (Gallery viewer, I suppose) has visited the Goodman Gallery and sits in front of what looks like a mirror. Continue reading