In the early hours of Sunday morning, a car bomb in Iraq exploded, leaving in its wake a wave of devastation. The death toll currently stands at 250 lives lost, and it's a number that keeps on rising. Just meters away from the explosion was Ahmed Twaij. This is his story.
The failure to stop the Iraq war led to years of anger and apathy, but also helped a generation develop new tools to force political change. Huck tracks down four activists who were mobilised as teens by the biggest anti-war demonstration in British history.
Forged in the crucible of oil-rich and conflict-ridden Kirkuk, the story of Iraqi band Dark Phantom is pure metal. But in a city littered with Isis sleeper cells, going underground is no affectation. It’s a means of survival.