New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Thursday, September 25, 2014 23:30 - 13 Comments
Nafeez 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.
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.
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.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Monday, May 19, 2014 12:55 - 0 CommentsFacing the planned shutdown of Rote Flora, a long-running social centre, protesters in Hamburg took to the streets late last year - only to be met with the imposition of a draconian 'danger zone'. Creative responses to the zone were key to undermining it, however, argue Leoni Linek and Jakob Schaefer.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Monday, May 5, 2014 17:53 - 9 CommentsOne year ago today, the Bangladeshi state launched a brutal crackdown against Hefazat e Islam civilian protesters. A special report, featuring a key eyewitness interview with a survivor, examines the aftermath of the event, notably the continuing silence and complicity of the international community.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Monday, March 31, 2014 19:34 - 13 CommentsAfter years of occupation and a decades-long wait for a self-determination referendum, it is time for the UN peacekeeping force in the Western Sahara, whose mandate is up for renewal this April, to add human rights monitoring to its remit, argues Khalil Asmar.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Monday, March 3, 2014 0:00 - 54 CommentsIn January, Haringey council revealed plans to evict hundreds of tenants from three sprawling industrial sites in Tottenham, after discovering private landlords had been renting commercial warehouse spaces to a young, London creative community for over a decade. The plans have sparked outrage from residents who are now fighting back to save their homes, and in many cases, their livelihoods.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Friday, February 21, 2014 22:38 - 13 CommentsAttempts to decode the political crisis submerging Bangladesh must first survey its connections to the cultural landscape. The ever-widening gulf between the ruling class and the people under its subjugation stems from the Islamophobia of the current ruling elites, a hangover from the 19th-century Orientalism of the British Raj given a new lease of life by the ‘War on Terror’.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Tuesday, February 11, 2014 20:22 - 13 Comments
Special Report | Gender and justice in an emerging nation: My impressions of Rojava, Syrian KurdistanIn December 2013, Kurdish rights and women’s rights advocate Margaret Owen travelled to Rojava, in Syrian Kurdistan, just three weeks before the region officially announced self-government. Here she reports on her experiences in the conflict-zone and the PYD’s principles of gender equality in action.
New in Ceasefire, Special Reports - Saturday, January 4, 2014 14:38 - 16 Comments
Special Report | Western Sahara: “These camps will never be our home, we want to return to our homeland.”Sabiha Mahmood reports on her three-week visit to the Western Sahara and the Tindouf refugee camps in Algeria, with powerful photography documenting the lives of Sahrawis in Africa's last remaining colony.
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