There’s room for a diversity of views in authoritarian systems—so long as they don’t challenge the leaders’ authority.


NN Explains is a comic series which introduces ideas and concepts underlying our society and the world around us. Explore related topics:

Charis Loke

Charis is an illustrator based in Penang, Malaysia. Drawing upon literature and visual culture, she makes pictures that evoke wonder and curiosity. As a member of Arts-ED, she also works on community arts and culture education programmes for youth. Her work can be found at http://charisloke.com.

Charis is Comics Editor and Illustrations Editor for New Naratif. Reach her at charis.loke@newnaratif.com