Matt Broomfield

Matt Broomfield

Journalist and freelance writer

social justice, marginal voices and street culture; the refugee crisis, direct action and political extremism

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VICE

We Visited One of Britain’s Most Muslim Areas to See If It’s Really an Islamist Ghetto

We Visited One of Britain’s Most Muslim Areas to See If It’s Really an Islamist Ghetto

middleeasteye.net

The Druze of Golan: Caught between a rock and a burned place

The Druze of Golan: Caught between a rock and a bur...

VICE

The Tory War on Roma, Gypsies and Travellers | VICE | United ...

The Tory War on Roma, Gypsies and Travellers | VICE...

Edl lgbt article
leftfootforward.org

The English Defence League LGBT division: the dark side of the rainbow

Mostly male, shaven-headed and white, they can be found in almost any of Britain’s urban centres - a jostling crowd beneath a thicket of placards and Crosses of St. George....

electronicintifada.net

Inside a settler-run tour of an East Jerusalem tourist trap | The ...

Inside a settler-run tour of an East Jerusalem tour...

VICE

Meeting 'Les Mijeurs' – the Refugees Trapped in an Extra Level of Limbo

Meeting 'Les Mijeurs' – the Refugees Trapped in an Extra Level of Limbo

VICE

The British-Born Kids Who Can't Afford to Be British - Vice

The British-Born Kids Who Can't Afford to Be Britis...

electronicintifada.net

Future of PA tested in West Bank's lawless alleys | The Electronic ...

Future of PA tested in West Bank's lawless alleys |...

The Independent

I'm from Palmyra, and can tell you – the Assad regime is no better ...

My interview with an activist tortured by the Assad regime

VICE

Resisting Eviction with London’s Anti-Capitalist Squatters - VICE

Resisting Eviction with London’s Anti-Capitalist Sq...

The Independent

Syrian prisoners take over prison, claiming President Assad is about ...

Exclusive pictures & interview from within a besieged Syrian prison

VICE

Why Are Some of the UK's Most Vulnerable People Being Kicked ...

Why Are Some of the UK's Most Vulnerable People Bei...

roarmag.org

Roar Magazine: Rent strikes: ‘together we can defeat the housing market’

As they revive a long-dormant form of protest, rent strikers in London and San Francisco must learn lessons from the great strikes of the 20th century.

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The Independent

I’m 86 years old: here’s why I’ve joined Corbyn’s Labour

I was born in Dublin in 1928. In August 2015, at the age of 86, I joined the Labour Party to support Jeremy Corbyn. I’m so inspired by what he stands for that I am even taking up British citizenship and renouncing citizenship in Ireland, a country which I love....

The Independent

I helped Britain fight the Taliban as an Army translator, but now I'm a ...

My interview with an anonymous refugee