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    New in Ceasefire - Jun 8, 2021 11:01 - 1 Comment

    Comment | Britain’s media rears its Islamophobic head again

    Last week’s Mail Online article about Muslim “no-go-areas” is the latest episode in the UK media’s chronic demonisation and misrepresentation of British Muslim communities, a trend which shows no signs of abating, writes Hamza Ali Shah.

    New in Ceasefire - May 22, 2021 12:41 - Comment

    Comment | Biden’s bomb sales to Israel are an obstacle to peace

    This week the Biden administration has approved $735 million worth of arms sales to Israel, a reminder of how crucial US military support is to Israel’s brutal occupation of the Palestinians. This isn’t just failing to build peace, it is actively working against it, writes Andrew Smith.

    New in Ceasefire - May 19, 2021 9:52 - Comment

    Comment | Adding insult to injury: Israel’s ‘Roof Knocking’ is colonial propaganda

    Israel routinely claims it ‘humanely’ warns Palestinians before it bombs their homes. For us Palestinians from Gaza, the PR spin around this ‘roof knocking’ hides a much uglier reality, write Malaka Shwaikh and Shaymaa Ziara.

    New in Ceasefire - May 18, 2021 15:18 - Comment

    Comment | As Jews, we must stand with the Palestinians against Israel’s colonialism

    As Jews, we need to be the loudest voices leading the call for Palestinian liberation, I know my Holocaust refugee grandmother would have demanded nothing less, writes Mike Friedberg.

    Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Apr 29, 2021 13:19 - Comment

    Special Report | “I have to start life all over again”: A Ghanaian deportee’s journey

    Jamel had lived in the UK for half his life when he unexpectedly found himself on a plane to Ghana. His story, Galatea Scotti writes, shows how the emotional and material repercussions of involuntary returns can be deep and traumatic, not only for individuals but entire communities.

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    Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Feb 17, 2021 13:59 - 1 Comment

    Analysis | The latest Prevent Review is a political charade, we must boycott it

    The UK government’s latest review of its Prevent strategy is not only a political facade but a trojan horse to expand the programme. We must be united in our call for disengagement from it, and to demand nothing less than Prevent’s abolishment, argues Na’eem Ibn Farooq.

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    New in Ceasefire, Politics - May 11, 2021 16:54 - Comment

    Comment | The UK government should stop putting arms sales ahead of the lives of Palestinians

    Time and again, successive UK governments have put arms sales ahead of the rights and lives of Palestinians. That long and shameful policy must stop, writes Dana Aboul-Jabine.

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    New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Jan 26, 2021 13:19 - Comment

    Special Report | As countries around the world push for nuclear disarmament, the UK and its allies resist

    More than 75 years after the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, a landmark agreement prohibiting nuclear weapons has come into force this week. However, the five original nuclear powers, including the UK, stand in opposition. Steve Shaw reports.

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    Columns, New in Ceasefire, Reflections - May 5, 2021 15:46 - Comment

    Reflections | Body, Language, Resistance: the Unfinished Song of Bobby Sands

    Today marks the 40th anniversary of the death of Bobby Sands after 66 days on hunger strike in a British prison. Roger Bromley explores the ways in which Sands’s writings, and those of his fellow prisoners, became a principal resource for the building of Irish identity and solidarity.

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    Arts & Culture, Books, New in Ceasefire - Jun 26, 2020 11:31 - 4 Comments

    Books | Review | ‘Chav Solidarity’ by D. Hunter

    “A guide and a balm, a meditation on the politics of survival and an appeal to extend our arms towards each other”. Chav Solidarity, by D. Hunter, is a book that must be read, writes Ayesha Manazir Siddiqi.

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