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 14, 2015 3:21 - 2 Comments

    Comment | The Maajid Nawaz Scandal: With ‘Feminists’ Like These, Who Needs The Patriarchy?

    Maajid Nawaz - Abuse

    This week evidence has emerged of a LibDem parliamentary candidate sexually assaulting a lap dancer. The indifference of the culprit, his party, and the political class at large to this behaviour epitomises the establishment’s toxic attitude towards women and sexual abuse, argues Jennifer Izaakson.

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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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    New in Ceasefire, Radar Reports - Apr 2, 2015 20:47 - Comment

    On Our Radar | Nigeria Elections: “A victory for democracy, for the electorate, for the people.”

    [Photo credit: Okonta Emeka]

    In our latest ‘Radar Reports’ column, correspondents from On Our Radar’s Nigeria network report on a historical moment in their country’s history.

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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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