Center for Asian Democracy

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7:00 am
Sun January 19, 2014

Malaysian Cartoonist in Free Speech Battle to Speak at University of Louisville

Credit University of Louisville

Here's the thing about democracies—they're not always entirely democratic, said Jason Abbott, director of the Center for Asian Democracy at the University of Louisville.

The center's annual guest speaker was chosen largely to spotlight the point.

Zulkiflee Anwar Haque—commonly known as Zunar—is a Malaysian political cartoonist and government critic. 

In 2010, his offices were raided and he was arrested on sedition charges. Free Malaysia Today reported: 

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