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The Antifascists: A Film Review

2017, Sweden/Greece, documentary directed by Patrik Öberg and Emil Ramos, running time: 75 minutes From Rodrigo Duterte in the Philippines to Narendra Modi in India and Donald Trump in the … Continue reading

July 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

What Does the Trump Presidency Mean for Resistance in South Asia?

Before there was Donald Trump, there was Narendra Modi, India’s polarising extreme right-wing premier. “Modi was Trump before Trump became who he is”, stated Kashmiri novelist Mirza Waheed at a … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Modi Express Should Not Stop in Britain

A senior Foreign Office official recently admitted that human rights are no longer a “top priority” for the British government. In practice, commercial and trade interests have nearly always trumped … Continue reading

October 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Primary Concerns: Palestinian Medical Delegation Visits the UK

This article is jointly written with Dr Jamila Sherif* The right to health is a basic and fundamental human right. In developed countries, the first point of contact with the … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

On Yer Trike: The Perils of Taking a Principled Stand

Showing solidarity… The targeting of Gaza’s infrastructure, including its only power plant, and UN safe havens where unarmed civilians sought shelter has inspired some Latin American states to recall their … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Iraq: All going to plan?

On 10 June, the on-going violence in Iraq literally exploded back onto the international mainstream media’s radar, and consequently into the public conscience, when militants took control of Iraq’s second … Continue reading

June 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Narendra Modi: Not in Our Name

India is a land of fascination to many. Home to more than one billion consumers, and a country rich in natural and human resources, it is of particular interest to … Continue reading

May 2, 2014 · 1 Comment