Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Sunday, March 29, 2015 12:43 - 1 Comment
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.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Wednesday, March 11, 2015 17:14 - 7 Comments
Special Report | A new front in the War on Terror in Bangladesh? The Avijit Roy Murder and the Manufacturing of ConsentRecent media coverage of political violence in Bangladesh aptly reflects the country's deepening drift into authoritarianism over the past decade.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Monday, November 10, 2014 17:25 - 6 CommentsSam Walton reports on how the UK government is avoiding the full cost of going to war by getting military charities to take care of soldiers after their return.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Monday, November 3, 2014 22:30 - 1 CommentThis week, an unprecedented wave of popular protests forced Blaise Compaoré to step aside as president of Burkina Faso, twenty seven years after the military coup that brought him to power. Amber Murrey reports.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Thursday, September 25, 2014 23:30 - 13 CommentsNafeez Ahmed examines how the rise of ISIS was both predicted and evitable, and argues the West's current military campaign is already being used to neuter mass surveillance reforms at home and will likely produce further political destabilisation in the region.
Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, August 13, 2014 13:02 - 0 CommentsBest known for 'The Black Power Mixtape', Göran Olsson's latest documentary, 'Concerning Violence', is a fresh exploration of familiar themes. Ceasefire's Usayd Younis caught up with Olsson and his producer, Tobias Janson, at Sheffield's annual documentary festival 'Doc/Fest', where the film received a standing ovation.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Tuesday, August 12, 2014 21:32 - 0 CommentsIn the French city of Calais, a squat established last month by hundreds of refugees is facing imminent eviction. Daniel Martin reports.
Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Monday, July 28, 2014 14:38 - 5 Comments
Interview | Aamer Rahman: ‘There’s an expectation of non-white comedians to pander to white audiences’Over the past few years, Aamer Rahman has gained a reputation as one of the sharpest and most politically outspoken comedians working today, He spoke to Ceasefire while on his recent UK tour.
Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, June 17, 2014 14:28 - 1 CommentIn 2012, thirty four striking miners were killed in South Africa's most notorious post-Apartheid massacre. Rehad Desai, filmmaker and academic spoke to Ceasefire's Usayd Younis about his new documentary 'Miners Shot Down' and the state of the country today.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Tuesday, May 27, 2014 10:51 - 29 CommentsWhile most of the national coverage of Thursday's elections has been about the surge of UKIP, one of the most remarkable upsets has gone unnoticed: the re-election of Britain’s first elected Asian Mayor, Lutfur Rahman, in the face of a virulent campaign by the political and media establishment. Ashok Kumar reports.
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