No jokes about the President? Pieter Dirk-Uys says its very familiar territory

I don't know that Jacob Zuma really understands what satire means.

Pieter Dirk-Uys, Comedian and satirist

But I do understand that many racists use jokes to put across very racist and demeaning things.

Pieter Dirk-Uys, Comedian and satirist

The National Party government had exactly the same feeling. That's why I find this very familiar territory - that the President was beyond any laughter.

Pieter Dirk-Uys, Comedian and satirist

But the renowned comedian says we still have freedom of expression and that is the most important thing to defend.

The freedom to express one's anger and one's joy and one's contempt. And the day we lose that then yes we are in deep trouble.

Pieter Dirk-Uys, Comedian and satirist
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