Amid killings and arrests, Iraqi activists have adapted to survive and turned to technology for protection.
Tallha Abdulrazaq is a researcher at the University of Exeter's Strategy and Security Institute and winner of the 2015 Al Jazeera Young Researcher Awa... rd. His research focuses on Middle Eastern security and counter-terrorism issues.
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