Zapiro writes:

From "This cartoon - the New Struggle - has been reworked. It is based on a Zapiro cartoon done in 2001 on the occasion of the death of Nkosi Johnson. reminding is of National Youth Day 16th June. Zapiro's cartoon is based on the powerful photograph of Hector Pieterson taken by Sam Nzima in 1976. This photograph has become a symbol of resistance to the brutality of the apartheid government".



Born in Cape Town in 1958, Zapiro couldn’t imagine a career in cartooning, so he studied architecture at University of Cape Town.

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'The New Struggle':
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© Zapiro | Jun 15, 2006