World rights NGO urges end to Zunar’s ‘harassment’

Source: Malaysiakini

Pic form Malaysiakini.

Pic from Malaysiakini.

International and local human rights organisations have slammed what they call the continued harassment of cartoonist Zunar, who was arrested during an exhibition in Penang last Saturday.

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and its member organisation Suaram called on the government to “immediately end the harassment of renowned cartoonist Zunar and drop all charges against him”.

“The arbitrary arrest of Zunar is the latest deplorable act of harassment by a government that is intolerant of any form of peaceful dissent. Read more