Jose Ciro Martinez

Bio: 

Jose Ciro Martinez is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge.


Articles by this Author
Bread Is Life

‘Abd al-Qadir is tall, handsome and unassumingly stylish. With his well-cropped beard, Bob Marley T-shirt and Nike kicks, the young man would not look out of place on the gentrified streets of Brooklyn, the art scene of Belleville or the...

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Starvation, Submission and Survival

On December 23, 2012, following a week of imposed scarcity, the Syrian town of Halfaya received 100 sacks of flour from an Islamic charity. The town’s main bakery started churning out bread, an all too infrequent occurrence since violence...

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