6 November 2023 | Danny Sriskandarajah
Buildings struck by Israeli airstrikes. Windows exploding, glass shattering. Screaming voices from under the rubble, pleading for help. This is just one testimony from an Oxfam colleague trapped inside Gaza. But there are others.
20 October 2023 | Danny Sriskandarajah
Instead of running relief services, our staff are running for their lives. We need a ceasefire now – for the sakes of both Palestinians and Israelis.
16 October 2023 | Danny Sriskandarajah
The unprecedented escalation of violence in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory has left many thousands dead and injured.
5 October 2023 | Danny Sriskandarajah
I spoke with Jessica Abrahams, at Prospect Magazine, for a long-read piece about why and how the development sector – and in particular large charities like Oxfam – need to change. We talked about power, colonialism and how, as we strive to do good, we must avoid being complicit in causing harm.
16 May 2023 | Danny Sriskandarajah
Last week, I travelled down to Dorset for BBC Radio 4’s ‘Any Questions?’ I was joined on the panel by National Farming Union President, Minette Batters, Labour MP Dame Meg Hillier and Conservative MP Danny Kruger.
13 May 2023 | Danny Sriskandarajah
I wasn’t out on the streets on Coronation Day with a Not My King placard. But, the arrests of more than 50 anti-royalist campaigners for peacefully exercising their right to do so, should make us all stand up to say Not My Democracy.
4 April 2023 | Danny Sriskandarajah
It was great to be invited onto BBC Question Time last week. Questions from the audience covered the government’s latest migration policy, its measures to tackle climate change and the drivers and impact of today’s cost-of-living crisis.
22 March 2023 | Danny Sriskandarajah
Last week, we updated Oxfam’s inclusive language guide, an internal document intended to help our staff speak about our work. The guide explores the role of language in tackling poverty and the words we choose to use when talking about, for example, gender, migration, race and disability.
14 March 2023 | Danny Sriskandarajah
Britain’s global reputation as a compassionate, generous nation is draining away. At home, our government is wrestling to pull up the drawbridge, despite that fact that its proposed crackdown on those crossing the channel to seek refuge has been met with widespread dismay.
3 March 2023 | Danny Sriskandarajah
When I spent time in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, I witnessed first hand one of the clearest violations of international law anywhere in the world. It’s one that governments, including the UK government, seem to want to do little about…