What’s happening in Gaza must stop

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.

Cease Fire Now

16 October 2023 | Danny Sriskandarajah

The unprecedented escalation of violence in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory has left many thousands dead and injured.

What prospect for change?

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.

Any Questions?

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.

Alarm bells are ringing out for peaceful protest

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.

Immigration, climate and inequality on BBC Question Time

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.        

Letter to the Editor: A clear violation of international law

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…