Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Oct 8, 2015 17:00 - 1 Comment

    Comment | “Dead Women Can’t Vote”: Why We Stormed the Red Carpet at the Suffragette Premiere

    Sisters Uncut Sufragettes

    Yesterday, the London premiere of the film ‘Sufragette’ was disrupted by a red carpet direct action led by protesters from activist collective Sisters Uncut. They explain why their action was both appropriate and necessary.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Nov 30, 2015 10:55 - 5 Comments

    Comment | Environment of Hate: The New Normal for Muslims in the UK

    UK-tabloid-islamophobia

    In the wake of the publication of a landmark report documenting a rise in anti-Muslim racism in the UK, one of its authors, Arzu Merali, argues for a deeper understanding of the systemic roots of Islamophobia.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - Nov 10, 2015 23:53 - Comment

    Comment | High-Tech Fundamentalist: Narendra Modi’s UK Visit is a Shameful Victory of Business over Human Rights

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    The UK visit this week by Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India, has met with outrage and condemnation among human rights groups. While Modi promotes India as an industrial Hi-Tech hub abroad, he has allowed mob rule and impunity to reign at home, argues Aisha Maniar.

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    Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Sep 23, 2015 14:27 - Comment

    Politics | Interview | Director Kirby Dick: “Sexual assault on college campuses is an epidemic”

    Kirby Dick

    Ceasefire’s Usayd Younis and Cassie Quarless spoke to Director Kirby Dick at the UK premiere of his latest release ,’The Hunting Ground,’ which addresses the growing pandemic of sexual assaults across US college campuses in recent years.

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    New in Ceasefire, Reflections - Nov 25, 2015 13:45 - Comment

    Reflections | From Aylan to Paris: Our Changing Narratives of Refugees

    A pro-refugee protest in Paris, September 5, 2015. (Photo credits: REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer.)

    In his latest column, Roger Bromley examines the evolution of Western responses, by governments, the media and the public, to the refugee question in the wake of pivotal turning points such as the drowning of Aylan Kurdi and the Paris attacks.

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    Books, New in Ceasefire - Jul 28, 2015 11:48 - 4 Comments

    Books | Review | Settled Wanderers: The Poetry of a Landless People

    Settled Wanderers - the poety of Western Sahara

    Social Anthropologist Dr Alice Wilson reviews Settled Wanderers: the poetry of Western Sahara, by Sam Berkson and Mohamed Sulaiman, a recent volume of poems written from within or about the liberation movement from Western Sahara.

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