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Life Under Islamic State Rule: Teaching High School

VOA News Wednesday, 30 November 2016
After Islamic State militants took over Mosul, Iraq, they issued a decree: All teachers must report to a school and resume work for the fall semester. And for two-and-a-half years, Nathir Bashir, an Arabic language teacher, followed orders that started out benign and morphed into terror. In Arabic, he tells his story to VOA from a garden in his Mosul home, as mortars fall and gunfire rings through nearby neighborhoods. His account has been edited for clarity. When Islamic State militants...
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