Mosul Eye – documenting life inside the caliphate
In June 2014 when IS seized control of the Iraqi city of Mosul, Omar Mohammed, a young history scholar made the decision—”trust no one, document everything”.
Under the rule of the Islamic State, several thousand Moslawis were killed, some joined the extremist group, and hundreds of thousands fled the city, but Omar stayed and began documenting life in the caliphate.
For the next two years Omar secretly reported the atrocities committed by IS in his anonymous blog, Mosul Eye.
So what was day-to-day life like living in the caliphate?
This program aired on Radio National’s Earshot.
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