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Zunar's 'billionaire' Najib cartoon featured at WEF
Published:  Jan 21, 2017 4:20 AM
Updated: Jan 22, 2017 7:32 AM
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Zunar's cartoon featuring 'billionaire' Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak was featured in a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

The cartoon, which contrasted billionaire Donald Trump becoming US president and Najib becoming a billionaire while being prime minister, was highlighted by Globe Cartoon's editorial cartoonist Patrick Chappatte.

Chappatte was speaking about the Cartooning for Peace Award, which Zunar, whose real name is Zulkiflee Anwar Haque, received last year.

"This is the cartoon he did on the prime minister of Malaysia, who as you may know, has been involved in a huge corruption scandal (in) the public fund of Malaysia.

"A lot of money ended up in his account. Zunar has been relentless in denouncing the corruption of the government," Chappatte told the audience as the cartoon was displayed on the wide screen.

Najib claimed the US$681 million deposited into his personal bank accounts was a "donation" from a member of the Saudi Arabia royal family...

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