An Islamic State fighter keeps guard as people, who according to them are employees of the Islamic State hired to monitor and check the quality of goods in markets, throw confiscated products in central Raqqa August 14, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer
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In the "caliphate" recently proclaimed by jihadists in Syria and Iraq, even young children are indoctrinated, and Sharia law is backed by the gun, according to a gripping documentary offering one of the first glimpses of life in Raqqa, the power base of the so-called Islamic State (IS).Dairieh, toting a video camera, gained "unprecedented access" to the organization, Vice News said.In Raqqa, heavily-armed jihadists are seen celebrating on US armored vehicles seized during their advances in Iraq, while Sharia police patrol streets and markets with rifles over their shoulders.A bearded man with a penchant for Ray-Ban sunglasses, Mosa accompanied Dairieh on his reporting and was shown shooting at Syrian soldiers during a skirmish.The brutal violence -- which has reportedly claimed the life of Mosa and another IS official since they were featured in the documentary -- makes Dairieh's time behind the IS veil extraordinary.
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