Sunday, September 27, 2009

Palestine: Palestinians enjoying new take on politics through political satire

Palestinians are enjoying a new take on politics through political satire, an art form that remains rare in the Arab world.

The popular sitcom "Watan ala Watar" (Country on a String), a sketch comedy show that debuted on Palestine TV during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, has become a smash hit.

The show is boldly going where few sitcoms have gone before - poking fun at the people in charge, and on their very own official government station.

Al Jazeera's Nour Odeh reports from the West Bank.

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