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    Posted March 13, 2011 by
    dancingtiger
    Location
    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Recovery in Japan: After the earthquake

    dancingtiger and 14 other iReporters contributed to Open Story: Earthquake strikes Japan

    Malaysian newspaper pokes fun at recent tsunami disasters

     

    Local Malaysian newspaper Berita Harian published a caricature in their editor's column today that depicts the popular Japanese cartoon character Ultraman as trying to outrun an incoming tsunami.

     

    The publication has received tremendous criticisms by readers, who accuse the editors as being "inconsiderate and distasteful". Several political leaders have even stepped out and demand a public apology, to which the editors promptly made on their publication's Facebook fan page.

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