About Hussein

Hussein Al-Alak is a British based writer and editor of Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)

Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) brings to you in-depth and alternative perspectives on current events inside of Iraq, while giving a unique voice to the rich diversity of the Iraqi community around the world.

Based in Manchester, Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra) helps to provide alternative and in-depth perspectives on current events and is run by the independent organisation, The Iraq Solidarity Campaign UK.

Hussein’s writings on Iraq, have appeared in international publications including the Morning Star, The Palestinte Chronicle, the London Progressive Journal, the Egyptian weekly Al-Ahram and The Eurasia Review. 

Hussein has spoken about the situation inside of Iraq, with a particular focus on the mental health impacts of war, to news providers like the BBC, Sputnik News and Russia Today.

Other area's of involvement, have included writing the international appeal for the Gaza Mental Health Hospital, which was published by several major outlets in the USA, supports the international charity Aid to the Church in Need and advocates for the AMAR Foundation.