Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Mar 21, 2018 13:27 - Comment

    Comment | ‘We are not animals. We are human beings’: Why we went on hunger strike at Yarl’s Wood and why our struggle continues

    Today, detainees at the Yarl’s Wood immigration detention centre ended their month-long hunger strike. In a powerful essay, one of the detainees explains why they went on hunger strike, and why their #HungerForFreedom actions will continue.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Oct 5, 2018 12:04 - Comment

    Analysis | The far right is no longer a marginal force in British politics

    The ideological flirtation of establishment figures, from Michael Gove to Boris Johnson, with the far right is a sign the latter is no longer a marginal force in British politics, argues Paul Stocker, author of ‘English Uprising’.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Sep 18, 2018 15:55 - Comment

    Comment | The Bahraini authorities are slowly killing my father. Why is Theresa May helping them?

    I have been on a hunger strike for almost two months to save my father’s life and shed light on the suffering of all those who, like him, are paying the price for believing in democratic values in Bahrain, writes Ali Mushaima.

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    Features, Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Aug 27, 2018 22:55 - Comment

    Interview | Elsa Lefort: “The fate of my husband, Salah Hamouri, does not matter to our leaders”

    A year ago this week, Salah Hamouri, a well-known French-Palestinian human rights activist was arrested in a pre-dawn raid by Israeli soldiers at his home in occupied East Jerusalem. He has been in indefinite detention ever since. Sawsan Bastawy speaks to his wife, Elsa Lefort, about her anger at the French government’s indifference and her steadfast optimism for the future.

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    Columns, Ideas, In Theory, New in Ceasefire - Apr 18, 2018 16:12 - Comment

    An A to Z of Theory | Hakim Bey: Capitalism, the State, and the Spectacle

    In the latest essay of his series on Hakim Bey, Andrew Robinson examines Bey’s theory of capitalism, his critique of ‘cop culture’ and his comments on American global hegemony; and provides an analysis of Bey’s view of the dominant system.

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    Arts & Culture, New in Ceasefire, Theatre - Aug 26, 2018 12:59 - Comment

    Theatre | Review | Translations (National Theatre)

    The recent National Theatre production of Brian Friel’s ‘Translations’ is a remarkable take on the central — and perennially relevant — questions of place, belonging and dislocation, argues Ananya Wilson-Bhattacharya in her review.

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