Co-founder, IRT - Instant Reporting Team
Fadi Hussein is co-founder of the IRT – Instant Reporting Team group on Facebook, one of the very first and the most active news platforms on the social network. IRT launched a news model for verifying news in conflict zones by relying on citizen journalism. As a pro-revolution Syrian activist, Hussein has dedicated his work to monitoring radical Islamist discourses disseminated online. In parallel, he works on documenting on-the-ground human rights violations committed by radical groups operating on the Syrian soil. He is a thorough researcher on Sharia discourses and the origins of misleading religious discourses embedded in the Syrian culture. His more than 10 years of corporate experience in human resources management and public relations has equipped him with fundamental competences for this kind of critical work. He studied Arabic literature in Damascus and is able to negotiate Arabic texts originated in different time spans throughout Arabic history.
Follow him on Twitter at @fadihussein8.