Kyrgyz cartoon targets corruption

Television programme aims to educate children on bribery and police intimidation.

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A new children’s television cartoon is being launched in Kyrgyzstan with a very grown up purpose – to fight endemic corruption in the country.

The story revolves around five children who stumble on a world where bribery and police intimidation rule.

As Robin Forestier Walker reports from the capital Bishkek, it’s a thinly disguised parody of real life.

Source: Al Jazeera

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