Description & Background
Nobel Peace Prize laureates who had planned to gather in Cape Town in mid-October to honor the late Nelson Mandela announced Thursday that they were canceling or relocating the summit in protest of the South African government’s refusal to issue a visa for the Dalai Lama.
People in the cartoon
Jacob Zuma / Nelson Mandela / Desmond Tutu,/ FW De Klerk / /Albert Luthuli / Dalai Lama
Jonathan Shapiro, is a South African cartoonist, famous as Zapiro, whose work appears in numerous South African publications and has been exhibited internationally on many occasions. He is the nephew of British magician David Berglas and cousin to Marvin Berglas, director of Marvin’s Magic.