The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Protecting sources under repressive regimes with Omar Mohammed (Mosul Eye)

(90 mins) 18:00 BST / 13:00 EST

This masterclass is a conversation with Omar Mohammed, author of the Mosul Eye blog which documented life under ISIS rule in Iraq’s second city on how to protect your investigations from the prying eyes of repressive authoritarian regimes.

James Harkin

James Harkin is the director of the Centre for Investigative Journalism. He is a journalist who covers social change and political conflict and whose work appears in Vanity Fair, Harper’s, GQ, The Smithsonian, Prospect and the Guardian.

Omar Mohammed

Dr. Omar Mohammed is a historian from Mosul, known until recently only as the anonymous blogger Mosul Eye. Through Mosul Eye, Omar set out to inform the world about life under the Islamic State in his city.
  • 7 June 2021