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The comedians mocking IS from inside Syria and Iraq

The so-called Islamic State (IS) has used social media to draw in recruits and spread its militant message, but what happens when satirists fight back?

A group of Iraqi and Syrian comedians, some of whom live in areas controlled by IS, are mocking the extremists online. In one skit, the IS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi appears as the animated star of the "Bigh Daddy Show".

One of the comedians talked to BBC Trending about the group's aims.

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  • 22 Mar 2016
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