Syrian Artist Depicts Life in Raqqa Under Islamic State

Images of life under Islamic State rule are rare because taking photos, drawing or painting was discouraged or even banned. An artist who escaped from Raqqa, an Islamic State stronghold in Syria which is now under siege, depicts scenes from the occupied city in a temporary shelter where he now lives. VOA’s Zlatica Hoke reports Faisal’s drawings and paintings are rare historic documents as well works of art.

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