Protest against the "Tsunami" Cartoon in Berita Mingguan (Berita Harian)

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We, the undersigned, members of the online Malaysian community and the general public, protest the cartoon published by BERITA MINGGUAN, the BERITA HARIAN weekend paper, in Page XX under Ragam depicting Ultraman (a japanese cartoon super hero) running away from a huge wave labled Tsunami drawn by Mohd Zohri Sukimi or more commonly known as Zoy. ( Refer : http://plixi.com/p/83588472 )

On March 11, an 8.9-magnitude earthquake struck Japan, causing a tsunami that washed over its shores, overcoming houses, roads and whole cities. As of today March 13, 10am, the death toll from the Tsunami has rose to 689 with a total of 639 people missing and 1,570 injured. These numbers are mere estimates as some areas near Sendai City in Miyagi is inaccessible thus, the actual death toll might be higher. (Source : Bloomberg - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-03-13/latest-figures-on-casualties-resulting-from-japan-tsunami-disaster-table.html )

We call upon the, the cartoonist and head of the Graphic unit, Mr MOHD ZOHRI SUKIMI, the editor in chief for BERITA HARIAN, DATUK MIOR KAMARUL SHAHID and the newspaper, BERITA MINGGUAN/BERITA HARIAN to issue a statement and official apology for printing a cartoon that is insensitive and disrespectful for making a joke of the natural disaster that hit Japan.

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Note : Feel free to write to the following people regarding this issue
Berita Harian [email protected]
Berita Harian, News Desk [email protected]
Berita Harian, Editor in Chief, Datuk MIor Kamarul Shahid [email protected]
Berita Harian, Head of Graphic Unit, Mohd Zohri Sukimi (Zoy) [email protected]
NSTP Group, Chief Financial Officer, Mohamad Ariff Ibrahim [email protected]
NSTP Group, Head of Legal & Secretarial, Zafrul Shastri Hashim [email protected]
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