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Everyone’s a critic: Human rights in Asean – The cartoonists’ perspective

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Art can be a powerful tool to highlight issues of social justice and human rights.

The Human Rights in Asean – The Cartoonists’ Perspective online exhibition brought together works from cartoonists and illustrators around Southeast Asia to comment on pressing issues such as the state of emergency in Malaysia; the lèse-majesté law in Thailand; the murderous war on drugs in the Philippines; the coup in Myanmar and religious extremism in Indonesia.

Curated by Malaysian cartoonist Zunar, the exhibition provides a valuable perspective of the state of human rights in the region while highlighting the crucial role of art.

Everyone’s a Critic is jointly presented with Ccndana.

Produced and presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan

The views expressed in Aliran's media statements and the NGO statements we have endorsed reflect Aliran's official stand. Views and opinions expressed in other pieces published here do not necessarily reflect Aliran's official position.

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