Books, New in Ceasefire - Monday, January 21, 2013 0:00 - 2 Comments
Musab Younis reviews 'Cruel Britannia' by Ian Cobain, the shocking recent exposé of Britain's use of torture from the Second World War onwards.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Monday, July 9, 2012 3:43 - 5 CommentsMusab Younis argues that our perception of the "battle for the internet" is skewed by our acceptance of a hierarchical network run in the interests of advertisers, whose ability to codify, individuate and manipulate large populations is being increased by the spread of social media.
Features, New in Ceasefire - Saturday, April 7, 2012 0:00 - 5 CommentsThe jailing last week of Liam Stacey for posting racist tweets about Fabrice Muamba was met with near universal approval. And yet, Musab Younis argues, criminalising hate speech is wrong, ineffective and counter-productive. Racist Tweets deserve our scorn, not prison.
Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, January 26, 2012 19:13 - 0 CommentsWe present the second installment of our interview with Professor Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, an international authority on refugee law, Senior Research Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and barrister for Blackstone Chambers in London.
Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, January 18, 2012 16:06 - 1 CommentAre states dealing with refugees any better today than fifty years ago? How does state power interact with the rule of law and the movement of people in the international system of states? Musab Younis talks to Professor Guy S. Goodwin-Gill, an international authority on refugee law, Senior Research Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and barrister for Blackstone Chambers in London.
Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, January 11, 2012 0:00 - 0 Comments
Interview | Yanar Mohammed: “This government of ethnic and sectarian divisions does not represent Iraqis in any way”Yanar Mohammed, one of Iraq's most prominent feminists, speaks to Ceasefire deputy editor Musab Younis about the Arab Spring, the withdrawal of US troops and the prospects for democracy and equality in her country.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, January 4, 2012 13:00 - 1 Comment
Interview | Larissa Sansour: “For Palestinians, politics is not just an option, but a fundamental circumstance.”Two weeks ago Lacoste pressurised the Musée de l’Elysée to withdraw an entry for the Prix Lacoste Elysée by Palestinian artist Larissa Sansour for being "too pro-palestinian". In an exclusive interview, she talks to Ceasefire deputy editor Musab Younis about the fall out.
New in Ceasefire, Politics - Wednesday, December 21, 2011 12:00 - 3 CommentsThis week's sharp increases in UK rail fares provide yet another reminder of the monumental failure of the privatisation project. And yet, as Musab Younis points out, the obvious solution, re-nationalisation, continues to be unmentionable.
Exhibition, New in Ceasefire, Theatre - Friday, December 16, 2011 0:00 - 0 Comments
Arts & Culture | How to remember Stalin: ‘The Collaborators’ (National Theatre) and ‘Building the Revolution’ (Royal Academy)A Soviet-nostalgia revival seems to be under way, with John Hodge's new play 'The Collaborators' and the Royal Academy's new exhibition on Soviet Art and Architecture. Musab Younis, Ceasefire's deputy editor, reviews.
Debate, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, November 24, 2011 5:31 - 3 CommentsWhat would be better: to work as a highly-paid banker so you can give more money to charity, or to take up a lower-paid job in an NGO, so you can help others directly? Aveek Bhattacharya, of 'Giving What We Can', and Puneet Dhaliwal, of War on Want, take sides in a thought-provoking debate introduced by deputy editor Musab Younis.
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