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'I wanted to show Raqqa like any normal city'

Back in early 2014, the Islamic State group turned Raqqa into its regional capital, as their caliphate spread across Syria and neighbouring Iraq. For three years, they imposed their extreme version of Islamic law on the city, until the Syrian Democratic Forces took back full control in October last year. Lamis Aljasem decided to set up an online project called "See My Raqqa" in order to share the bygone images of life before the jihadists invaded her city. She tells us more.

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