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

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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