After gaining the spotlight at home and abroad a few months ago over a controversial manga illustration denigrating a Syrian refugee girl, artist Toshiko Hasumi seemingly remains unrepentant.

On Monday, anti-racism campaigners criticized the release of Hasumi’s latest book featuring a series of what they called “racist” cartoons, including the one that portrayed a girl from Syria pretending to be a refugee so she can “luxuriate at the expense of someone else.”

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