Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Sep 13, 2016 15:33 - 1 Comment

    Politics | The UK Government must end its shameful complicity in the destruction of Yemen

    August 2016: An injured child admitted by MSF north of Yemen. (Credit: Hussain Albukhaiti/ABC Australia)

    Over the past 18 months, the Saudi-led military campaign in Yemen has led to over 10,000 deaths and the destruction of billions of pounds’ worth of vital infrastructure, including schools, hospitals and homes. How can the UK government claim it cares about the suffering of Yemenis when it continues to supply the weapons inflicting the damage? Asks Andrew Smith.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Nov 11, 2016 11:57 - 6 Comments

    Comment | Beyond Prevent: How to Really Defeat Violent Extremism

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    The 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.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Nov 25, 2016 18:19 - Comment

    Analysis | Burning Down the House: The Danger of Normalising Trump’s Fascism

    Trump supporters giving nazi salutes at a rally last week.

    Donald 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.

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    New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Oct 7, 2016 14:21 - 1 Comment

    Special Report | “The world has a responsibility to get this blockade on Gaza lifted”: Women’s Boat to Gaza illegally detained by Israel

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    Two days ago, thirteen women – including a Nobel Peace Prize winner – on a peaceful mission to break the illegal blockade on Gaza were abducted in international waters and detained in an Israeli prison. Vyara Gylsen reports.

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    In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Aug 30, 2016 11:57 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Augusto Boal: Brecht and Beyond – The Boal Method

    A mural homage to Boal and Brecht, Porto, Portugal. (Source: Flickr)

    In the fourth essay of his series on Augusto Boal, Andrew Robinson examines the process through which Theatre of the Oppressed came into being and explores the key features of Boal’s technical approach.

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    Books, New in Ceasefire - Jul 11, 2016 17:57 - 3 Comments

    Books | Review | Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics

    Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn speaks outside the Tyne Theatre and Opera House, Newcastle, during his campaign.

    How was a committed socialist on the fringes of Westminster politics able to win one of the strongest leadership mandates in British political history? Tom Mills reviews Richard Seymour’s new book, ‘Corbyn: the strange rebirth of radical politics’ and finds an astute analysis of the socio-political conditions which have given rise to Corbynism, its future prospects and the substantial obstacles it will inevitably face.

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