Zunar, the Malaysian cartoonist accused of sedition and living under a travel ban, has announced he is suing his persecutors.
“Today I filed a suit against the Malaysian government and the police over my illegal arrest and the illegal seizure of more than 1,000 of my cartoon books during my program with fans in December last year. Next step is for the court to set a hearing date.”
We reported about the arrest and confiscation of books at the time.
Zunar’s troubles have continued through the intervening months. Just a few weeks ago he cancelled another public event after receiving threats from government supporters.
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