Statement by Malaysian Political Cartoonist, Zunar: “MALAYSIA BANS CARTOONS DURING THE ELECTION, BUT I WILL DEFY THE RULING!”

STATEMENT: I would like to refer to the ruling made by the Election Commission of Malaysia which bans the use of cartoons in the campaigns for the up-coming General Election. (General election’s date in Malaysia can only be decided by the Prime Minister, but must be called before the current term ends in March 2013). […]

Artistic Director of the Jenin Freedom Theatre taken by Israeli Army

Press Release by The Freedom Theatre, June 6, 2012 At approximately 03:15 am this morning the Israeli army entered the home of Nabil Al-Raee, Artistic Director of The Freedom Theatre, and took him to an unknown location. Nabil’s wife, Micaela Miranda explains what happened: “The dog started barking so I went outside and saw soldiers […]

Burmese artists detained in Mandalay

Seven Burmese performance artists will face charges in a Mandalay court on Thursday after they allegedly broke an obscure law last week by performing in public with five foreigners who were subsequently deported. Officials from Mandalay’s Police Station No. 2 charged the seven artists on Tuesday with violating Section 11 of the 1964 Library, Museum […]

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