“Will this latest book also possibly be banned? Actually this never crossed my mind when I produced the book. "But I am ready to face the consequences,” he told Malaysiakini last week.
Book to be launched tonight
Zunar's arrest came hours before he was to launch the book today.
Published by Malaysiakini, Cartoon-o-phobia is to be launched at 8pm at the Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall by ousted Perak menteri besar Nizar Jamaluddin. Zunar said that despite his arrest, the launch will proceed tonight.
“I hope my readers will come and show their support,” he said.