Al-Hasakah, Syria, Dec. 12, 2018. Dabagh Muhammad, a young Algerian man, tells the story of joining the Islamic State (IS). Muhamad is now imprisoned in the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) prisons in the al-Hawl camp near al-Hasakah, Northeastern Syria. He lost his sight during battles of the IS. Muhammad says that has lived in the city of al-Tabqah in the al-Raqqa governorate for three years after he was injured during battled of the IS in the Homs governorate. Muhammad moved to the al-Jazeera area in the al-Hasakah governorate after the IS withdrew from al-Tabqah. Muhammad was arrested after the SDF installed checkpoints in the area.