Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Feb 28, 2015 21:15 - 6 Comments

    Politics | Creating ‘Jihadi John': Are the UK security services putting us in danger?

    (Mohammed Emwazi pictured in school. Source: The Sun/News Syndication)

    The apparent unmasking of ‘Jihadi John’ has dominated international headlines of the past 48 hours. Far less coverage, however, has been given to troubling revelations that Mohammed Emwazi and others had been subjected to sustained harassment by UK security services for years. This raises important and urgent questions about current anti-terror policies.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Mar 24, 2015 20:06 - 1 Comment

    Comment | Theresa May’s Witch-Hunt of the Muslim Community Continues

    Theresa May - Ceasefire Magazine

    The 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.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Mar 26, 2015 14:07 - Comment

    Comment | We Afghans Must Insure We’ll Never Have to Mourn Another Farkhunda


    The public mob lynching last week of a young Afghan woman has sent shockwaves across the country and beyond. This horrendous crime should be a wake-up call for all Afghans, writes Saeeq Shajjan from Kabul.

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    New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Mar 11, 2015 17:14 - 4 Comments

    Special Report | A new front in the War on Terror in Bangladesh? The Avijit Roy Murder and the Manufacturing of Consent

    The missing picture at the Guardian: Families of the victims of state crimes, resulting from enforced disappearances and extrajudicial killings in Bangladesh. Dhaka, September 2014.

    Recent media coverage of political violence in Bangladesh aptly reflects the country’s deepening drift into authoritarianism over the past decade.

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    In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Mar 25, 2015 14:20 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Alain Badiou: Politics


    In the eighth installment of his ten-part series on the political thought of Alain Badiou, Andrew Robinson examines the French thinker’s specifically political ideas.

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    Arts & Culture, New in Ceasefire - Oct 12, 2014 18:58 - Comment

    Arts & Culture | Incorrigible Idealist vs. Impenetrable Darkness: The suspect politics of ‘The Honourable Woman’

    The Honourable Woman - Ceasefire Magazine

    Heralded as a critical and popular success, the BBC TV series ‘The Honourable Woman’ has been particularly praised for its authentic and sensitive portrayal of the moral complexities of life in the occupied Palestinian territories. However, such recognition is largely misplaced, warns Tony McKenna.

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