World Lens — Week in Review: May 29

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South Africa’s Explicit Zuma Painting Row Rolls On

A provocative portrait featuring South Africa's President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed has caused a flurry of outrage among supporters who call the satirical piece offensive. The original painting was removed last week from the Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg after it was defaced, but a local newspaper ran a photo of the portrait uncensored and hundreds took to the streets of Johannesburg in protest.

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