South Africa vandals deface risque Zuma art

Social media websites abuzz after paint splashed on painting of South African president shown with genitals exposed.

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    Painting, which shows displays Jacob Zuma's genitals, has been described as "sadistic" by his supporters [AP]
    Painting, which shows displays Jacob Zuma's genitals, has been described as "sadistic" by his supporters [AP]

    Social media websites have been abuzz with reports that a controversial painting showing South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has been vandalised in a Johannesburg art gallery.

    The painting, which shows Zuma's genitals, has been described as "sadistic" by the SA Communist Party.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera and agencies


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