Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:57 - 1 Comment
From Game of Thrones to Guantanamo Bay, the purpose of torture is not only to destroy an individual's sense of autonomy and self-worth, but to reconstitute them into whatever image the torturer desires.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Friday, November 25, 2016 18:19 - 0 CommentsDonald Trump's rise to power has seen a normalising of fascist and neo-Nazi beliefs. We should all be concerned: The Trump Presidency will probably fail, but the movement he represents will not have so far to go next time for the full flowering of fascism to succeed.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Friday, November 11, 2016 11:57 - 6 CommentsThe UK government's failed counter-extremism strategy has wrongly targeted thousands of innocent people, including hundreds of children. If the Government truly wants to fight extremism, it must listen to the victims of its failures, argues Moazzam Begg.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Monday, September 12, 2016 19:21 - 1 CommentThe Brexit debate has shown us that the progressive struggle against class and race-based oppression must start with fighting the rhetoric - and reality - of immigration controls, writes Luke de Noronha.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, June 22, 2016 12:38 - 13 CommentsIs there a distinctly British Muslim case with regards to Thursday's referendum on Britain's membership of the EU? Dilly Hussain examines the arguments.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Friday, May 20, 2016 8:58 - 1 CommentA 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 - 3 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 - 8 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 - 8 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.
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