Published in The Times on 5 May 2011


110505tt - Osama bin Laden : On the otherhand...

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Osama bin Laden is finally no more. While most of the world has declared it a great moment, there are questions on the legality of how it was done. Zapiro's cartoon puts forward a number of questions to be answered and debated.

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Osama bin Laden • Zapiro


International terrorism •Extrajudicial killings

Text in the cartoon

On the otherhand he was a mass-murderer!..On the otherhand , US extrajudicial killings are atrocious!... On the otherhand, the world may be safer without him!...On the Otherhand, his matyrdom could incite more jihadist terror!... Onthe otherhand, the Arab spring uprisings had already made him irrelevant!.... on the otherhand


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