The Ceasefire Centre for Civilian Rights was established in 2014.
(UK registered charity no.1160083; company limited by guarantee no. 9069133).
We are working with established partners who are global leaders in their field. We are currently hosted in London by Minority Rights Group International, an international human rights NGO with 40 years experience of working in partnership with international donors, local human rights NGOs and the UN.
Our people include:
Mark Lattimer is Executive Director of Minority Rights Group International, the leading NGO promoting the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples, working with 150 national partners in over 60 countries worldwide. Formerly he was Communications Director for Amnesty International UK, where he worked on the Pinochet case. He has regularly served as an expert for UN agencies, the CoE and the OSCE. His books as author or editor include Justice for Crimes Against Humanity (Oxford, Hart, 2003) and Genocide and Human Rights (Ashgate, 2006).
Ziyad Marar is Executive Vice President / Global Publishing at Sage Publications, one of the world’s leading academic publishers. Marar joined SAGE in the 1980s where he has been an editorial director and Deputy Managing Director. He has a BSc in psychology from Exeter University and an MA in the philosophy and psychology of language, and has written three books in the field of philosophy and psychology.
Piers Feltham is a barrister at Radcliffe Chambers, the leading Chambers in Charity law, and also has over 25 years hands on experience as a charitable trustee of charities as diverse as Alone in London, The Mausolea and Monuments Society, Fitzrovia Community Centre and All Cultures United FC, also receiving an honorary scientific fellowship of the Zoological Society of London for pro bono charitable work.
Maggie Murphy is Senior Global Advocacy Manager at Transparency International, the anti-corruption organisation. She leads Transparency International’s advocacy efforts targeting international bodies such as the G20, G8 and OECD with a focus on closing loopholes in the international financial system to stem the flow of criminal and corrupt money. Formerly, she worked in human rights advocacy roles for Minority Rights Group International, Amnesty International and HelpAge International.