Anwar is a musician from the city of Mosul who is reviving the music that he used to play before ISIS’ invasion of the Nineveh Province in 2014. Anwar plays two instruments, the flute and the drums, which he says he learned how to play when he was 18.
Iraqi forces liberated Mosul from Islamic State militants in 2017. Now residents are hosting thought-provoking radio shows to prevent the return of such groups. The radio channel is attempting to fight and eradicate radical ideology from Mosul.