War on Terrorism

Friday, November 24, 2006

Top Iraqi comedian killed on his way to work

One of Iraq's best known TV satirists was shot dead on his way to work yesterday. Waleed Hassan's Caricature show was unmissable for Iraqis seeking a release in laughter from the blood and chaos around them. He poked fun at sectarian violence, bickering politicians, the US forces and power blackouts.

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