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 31, 2015 16:41 - 1 Comment

    Analysis | ‘Burning A Woman Who’s Already Dead': On (Not) Talking About Male Violence Against Women

    Violence Against Woman - Ceasefire Magazine

    The 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.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Apr 1, 2015 12:28 - 2 Comments

    Politics | Yemen: This is about geopolitical, not sectarian, interests

    Countries taking part in the Saudi-Led military intervention in Yemen.

    While pundits and journalists have rushed to paint the current Saudi-led intervention in Yemen through a sectarian lens, the geopolitical dimensions of the conflict are far more significant, argues Dilly Hussain.

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    Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Mar 29, 2015 12:43 - 1 Comment

    Interview | Aamer Rahman: “I never make up stories, all my stories are true”

    Comic Aamer Rahman

    As he embarks on a two-month tour of the US, Australian comic Aamer Rahman talks to Myriam Francois-Cerrah about race, politics and being surprised by his own success.

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    In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Mar 30, 2015 12:22 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Alain Badiou: Political Action and the Organisation Politique

    Alain Badiou - 9 - Ceasefire Magazine

    In addition to his influential role in contemporary philosophy, Alain Badiou​ is also a political activist. In the penultimate essay of his series on the French thinker’s ideas, Andrew Robinson summarises Badiou’s work with the Organisation Politique in the context of a wider critique of his political theories.

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    Books, New in Ceasefire - Mar 27, 2015 0:00 - 1 Comment

    Books | Review | Unmaking Merlin: Anarchist Tendencies in English Literature (Zero Books)


    While recent years have seen a renewed interest in anarchistic thought and theory, it is refreshing and exciting to see a new volume bringing an explicitly anarchist lens to bear on English literature, argues Tom Malleson in his review of ‘Unmaking Merlin: Anarchist Tendencies in English Literature’ by Elliot Murphy.

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