Social Satire Song Targets Extremism in Pakistan

by Ted Thornton

In Pakistan, a band named Beygairat Brigade (“A Brigade Without Honor”) is making waves with a song titled Aalu Anday (“Potatoes and Eggs”).  The song, posted to YouTube, mocks religious extremism and other problems in Pakistani society. 

Salman Masood, “Satirical Song, a YouTube Hit, Challenges Extremism in Pakistan,” New York Times, Nov. 7, 2011


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