Syrian Protesters Face Regime Crackdown with Humor, Creativity

(AP-Washington Post) Opposition Syrians are pouring contempt on Assad using whatever medium they can, with a humor that also helps them get through the death and destruction of the government's crackdown. "Top Goon: Diaries of a Little Dictator" is one of several new online shows. It uses finger puppets that impersonate Bashar Assad and his inner circle. In one episode, Assad competes against Egypt's Hosni Mubarak and Libya's Moammar Gaddafi on the show "Who Wants to Kill a Million."

2012-02-01 00:00:00

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