Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, July 18, 2012 16:40 - 2 Comments
As a London event tomorrow marks 6 years in detention without trial, charge or evidence for Talha Ahsan, a young British poet facing extradition to the US, we publish part one of an exchange between Hamja Ahsan, Talha's brother and Turab Shah, whose powerful documentary,'Extradition', is the first to focus on the tragic cases of Talha Ahsan and Babar Ahmad.
New in Ceasefire, Unknown Spins - Thursday, June 7, 2012 12:00 - 0 CommentsOver the past half-decade, The Doozer has carved out a unique place in the UK underground music scene. He spoke to Andrew Fleming about his new album, 'Keep it together'.
Interviews, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, May 31, 2012 0:00 - 3 CommentsIn an exclusive interview, Akala, one of the UK's most respected Hip Hop artists talks to Ceasefire's Adam Elliott-Cooper and Usayd Younis about race, history and philosophy, with exclusive video performances from his latest material.
Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Wednesday, May 23, 2012 12:23 - 8 CommentsA BBC news story has revealed UK politicians are planning to offer diplomatic, possibly military, support to an Israeli attack against Iran, despite the fact this would break international law, inflame the Middle East and endanger British citizens everywhere.
Editor's Desk, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, May 22, 2012 0:00 - 8 CommentsIn a few weeks, Talha Ahsan, Babar Ahmad, Gary McKinnon, Richard O'Dwyer and other UK citizens are facing the real prospect of extradition to the US for alleged crimes committed in the UK for which most have been detained for years without charge or evidence. This is a travesty of justice beyond Kafka's wildest imaginings, argues Hicham Yezza.
Ideas, New in Ceasefire, Politics - Friday, January 13, 2012 13:49 - 2 CommentsPhil Shiner, one of the UK's leading human rights lawyers, argues we shouldn't forget that everything the world community abhors about US military actions, from Guantanamo Bay to this week's US Marines video scandal, is of a piece with UK policies and practices in Iraq, including, as he documents, the abuse, torture of killing of detainees.
New in Ceasefire, The Anti-Imperialist - Sunday, September 11, 2011 10:00 - 10 CommentsAs Black communities come to terms with the attacks on local property, the politics of the riots and their aftermath has been seldom offered the attention it deserves. The learning, organising and actions of local communities during and following the uprisings display a need for many to redefine what is interpreted as 'political'.
New in Ceasefire, Palestine is Still the Issue - Saturday, July 23, 2011 0:00 - 3 CommentsBy challenging the government’s attempt to deport him from Britain Sheikh Raed Salah is doing us a favour, argues Asa Winstanley
New in Ceasefire, The Anti-Imperialist - Sunday, July 3, 2011 9:00 - 0 CommentsWe live in a Western media-political climate that persistently demonises and victimises foreigners, while underplaying the role of European colonialism. In such a context, solidarity with migrants is not only morally imperative, argues Adam Elliott Cooper, but is a critical focal point in the global fight against Imperialism.
New in Ceasefire, North African Dispatches - Wednesday, March 23, 2011 0:00 - 9 CommentsAs Western military intervention in Libya enters its second week, Imad Mesdoua takes a look at the reasons behind the unfolding tragedy, and its likely consequences.
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