Front Burner

Life after ISIS in Raqqa

Scarred by years of ISIS rule and fierce bombing campaigns by U.S.-led coalition forces, CBC's Margaret Evans gives a snapshot of life in Raqqa now, ten years into the Syrian civil war.
A sign professing love for Raqqa, Syria is pictured in the city's Paradise Square earlier this year. (Stephanie Jenzer/CBC)

The northern Syrian city of Raqqa has seen a decade of civil war. It suffered under more than three years of ISIS rule and fierce bombing campaigns by U.S.-led coalition forces, aimed at rooting ISIS out.

CBC's Margaret Evans recently travelled to Raqqa to report on the city that has endured so much. Today, a snapshot of who she met and what they told her about life under ISIS and its aftermath. 

 

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