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July 10, 2006

Zapiro: “Public Figures Are Fair Game”

Here's a reprint of the best article profiling the cartoonist Zapiro (Jonathan Shapiro) after he was sued last week by former high-ranking South African government official Jacob Zuma. Zapiro definitely has a point: when your background includes wearing disguises to avoid the apartheid-era security police forces that are looking for you, you're not likely to be shaken in any way by news of a lawsuit.
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