Hussam Hammoud is from Raqqa and has worked as a journalist-activist in several areas of Syria since the start of the Syrian revolution against Bashar al-Assad in 2011. He worked in Deir Ez-Zor, Daraa, Idleb, Aleppo, and Tabqa, then he returned to Raqqa after the defeat of the Islamic State (IS) in 2018 to work as a journalist-activist with several media such as Arte, Le Monde, Vice News. He covered the latest battle against ISIS in Baghouz in March 2019. Hussam Hammoud has written several research papers in Arabic, including one titled "Factors in the Rise of Jihadist Movements in Syria," which was posted online on Al Jazeera. Today, he investigates and documents the various violations of international law and war crimes committed by the Assad regime and Daesh.