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Friday 31 January 2014

Tintin 'racist' court case nears its conclusion after four years

Publishers of Tintin in Congo, one of the earliest comic books on the plucky journalist, are fighting charges the book is racist, saying such claims are tantamount to "taking a knife to Charles Dickens' works".

Tintin 'racist' court case nears its conclusion after four years
Bienvenu Mbutu Mondondo claims the book is propaganda for colonialism and amounts to 'racism and xenophobia' Photo: AP/REUTERS
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