Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Friday, May 20, 2016 8:58 - 1 Comment
A report released this week reveals the deep ties between pro-Israel organisations operating in Brussels and US-based right-wing donors, Republican supporters of Islamophobic causes and proponents of Israel’s settlement project. The report's authors argue we need much greater transparency in political lobbying at the EU.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Friday, March 25, 2016 16:38 - 2 CommentsEuropean responses to political dissent, from Enlightenment radicals to anti-colonial movements, have always been framed in ideological terms - invoking a threat to our identity and values - rather than socio-political ones. In the wake of the Brussels attacks, Asim Qureshi warns against basing our responses on a politics of fear.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, January 26, 2016 16:29 - 7 CommentsAs Western Sahara enters its fifth decade under occupation, Agaila Abba reports on the role of education as a major front of resistance in the Saharawi national struggle.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Monday, November 30, 2015 10:55 - 7 CommentsIn the wake of the publication of a landmark report documenting a rise in anti-Muslim racism in the UK, one of its authors, Arzu Merali, argues for a deeper understanding of the systemic roots of Islamophobia.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, October 1, 2015 14:06 - 1 CommentOn his visit to Jamaica this week, instead of addressing widening calls for historical reparations, David Cameron announced plans for a UK-funded prison on the island to transfer Jamaican offenders from the UK. Luke de Noronha examines the wider context.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, May 6, 2015 0:00 - 4 CommentsDilly Hussain reports on the ongoing campaign by corporate property developers to muscle the Somali-run community out of London's East End.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, April 23, 2015 13:38 - 7 CommentsTower Hamlets Mayor Lutfur Rahman was today found guilty of election offences by the High Court. The judgment, read this morning at the Royal Courts of Justice, followed the longest election trial since the Second World War. Jennifer Izaakson reports for Ceasefire.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, March 31, 2015 16:41 - 3 CommentsThe recent mob murder of a young woman in Afghanistan is the latest in a long series of similar crimes, from the UK to India. Global media coverage, however, routinely occludes the key context to these cases: extreme male violence perpetrated against women. We must change that, argues Jumanah Younis.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, March 24, 2015 20:06 - 2 CommentsThe speech delivered yesterday by British Home Secretary Theresa May, while ostensibly aimed at countering extremism, was in reality the latest episode in the ongoing assault on Britain's Muslims, argues Dilly Hussain.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, March 10, 2015 18:45 - 1 CommentThis week, between March 10-12, the quiet English town of Farnborough will play host to the Security and Policing 2015 conference and exhibition. This event will bring together some of the world's biggest arms companies with some of the worst human rights abusers, writes Andrew Smith.
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