A BBC comedy depicting brides of terrorists in a spoof reality show-style sketch has been criticised for being insensitive .
Revolting's Real Housewives of Isis a skit, based on the popular US television model recently exported to Britain, features actors dressed as brides of Isil fighters taking selfies and showing off suicide belts.
The Telegraph then listed a few politically correct whinges lifted from social media with none being from campaign groups or politicians etc.
Update: Why shouldn't we mock female jihadists?
7th January 2017 See article from ibtimes.co.uk
by Sara Khan, director of the counter-extremism and women's rights organisation Inspire
The short trailer provides a taste of not only the dry wit and sarcasm we Brits are well known for, but also provides the viewer a window into the ridiculous and absurd rationale of some of the women who chose to leave the UK for the murderous death
As someone who has studied some of these female supporters and Isis' ideology on women, it was clear the writers had well and truly done their homework. They brilliantly displayed the oxymoron death to the West attitude of these British women,
while mocking their all too obvious Western traits, la nguage, tastes and outlook.
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Update: Complaints binned
24th January 2017See article from chortle.co.uk
TV censor Ofcom has inevitably decided not to launch an investigation into the satirical BBC sketch that featured The Real Housewives Of ISIS.
In the end, 55 viewers complained to Ofcom, which today announced it had assessed the complaints, but decided not to take the matter further. A spokesman said the show did not raise issues warranting investigation.