Features, New in Ceasefire, Profiles - Thursday, February 28, 2013 15:49 - 4 Comments
Stephane Hessel, legendary French Resistance fighter and author of the 2010 manifesto 'Time for Outrage', passed away on Tuesday at the age of 95. In a highly personal tribute, Frank Barat, coordinator of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine, pays homage to an inspiring and principled figure.
New in Ceasefire, West Bank Diary - Friday, February 15, 2013 19:28 - 2 CommentsIn his latest report from Palestine, Derek Oakley looks at the effects of water and environmental degradation caused by Israeli settlements on the livelihoods of Palestinians.
New in Ceasefire, West Bank Diary - Sunday, January 27, 2013 16:42 - 0 CommentsReflecting on conversations with people on 'both sides' of the Israel-Palestine divide, Derek Oakley explores the significance of 1948, and the prospect of Palestinians returning to their homes.
New in Ceasefire, Palestine is Still the Issue - Saturday, May 26, 2012 14:18 - 1 CommentHaving just returned from a weeks-long stay in Palestine, Ceasefire columnist Asa Winstanley reflects on the changing dynamics of Palestinian civil resistance.
Ceasefire Shorts | Why BDS is working, New in Ceasefire, Politics - Tuesday, May 15, 2012 0:00 - 3 CommentsTo mark Nakba Day, we publish two exclusive extracts from "The Case For Sanctions Against Israel," a landmark collection featuring a stellar cast of contributors. In the first of these, Hind Awwad, coordinator with the Palestinian BDS National Committee, provides an overview of the remarkable achievements of the BDS movement in its first six years.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Friday, May 11, 2012 0:00 - 4 CommentsRichard Falk, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories and world-renowned legal scholar, argues that despite the silence from Western media and politicians, the extraordinary hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners marks a dramatic shift in Palestinian tactics of resistance.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, April 26, 2012 0:00 - 5 CommentsIn an exclusive essay, Anaheed Al-Hardan argues that the Norman Finkelstein interview controversy has created the perfect opportunity for the Palestinian BDS National Committee and activists worldwide to critically engage with, and reflect on, the challenges and prospects facing the Palestinian advocacy movement.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Tuesday, January 24, 2012 18:00 - 5 CommentsLivia Bergmeijer reports on the destruction by Israeli bulldozers earlier today of two Palestinian families' homes. This is the latest in a long-running pattern across the occupied territories, whose rate and methods, Bergmeijer argues, betray a policy of gradual ethnic cleansing at work.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, January 4, 2012 13:00 - 1 Comment
Interview | Larissa Sansour: “For Palestinians, politics is not just an option, but a fundamental circumstance.”Two weeks ago Lacoste pressurised the Musée de l’Elysée to withdraw an entry for the Prix Lacoste Elysée by Palestinian artist Larissa Sansour for being "too pro-palestinian". In an exclusive interview, she talks to Ceasefire deputy editor Musab Younis about the fall out.
New in Ceasefire, Politics - Sunday, December 4, 2011 19:26 - 0 CommentsIn an exclusive comment piece, James Early, Director of Cultural Heritage Policy at the Smithsonian Institution, argues that the US decision to cut UNESCO funding over Palestinian membership is highly damaging to the US arts and science community, and should be vigorously challenged.
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