Zapiro's Political Cartoons

For 20 years South African politicians have felt the sharp end of cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro's drawing pen. Better known as Zapiro, the political cartoonist has drawn images so trenchantly critical that he was jailed by the previous apartheid regime for allegedly promoting the then-banned African National Congress. Now Shapiro, 50, is facing a lawsuit from South Africa's presidential frontrunner, Jacob Zuma who alleges that Shapiro's cartoons have unfairly depicted him as a rapist and a buffoon

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