The Mosul historian who risked his life to blog about life under Isis – podcast

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When his beloved city was occupied by Islamic State, Iraqi Omar Mohammed was determined to document every atrocity – as anonymous blogger Mosul Eye

Lucy Lamble hears from Omar Mohammed about his three years writing as Mosul Eye, the outside world’s main source of information about the fate of the Iraqi city under the terror group’s rule. Despite death threats and a descent into personal crisis, Omar kept up his mission to tell the world what was really happening to his people, through to the day Mosul was liberated in July 2017. His focus now is supporting social initiatives to bring music and art back to the historic city.

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