Victoria Brittain is a journalist and writer. She has spent much of her working life in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, writing for The Guardian and various French magazines. She has been a consultant to the UN on The Impact of Conflict on Women, also the subject of a research paper for the London School of Economics. She was co-author of Moazzam Begg’s book, Enemy Combatant. Her most recent work is “Shadow Lives, the forgotten women of the war on terror”. She is a trustee of Prisoners of Conscience and of the Ariel and Melbourne Trust.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaPalestinians in East Jerusalem: living under a deadly virus and a violent occupation
The coronavirus pandemic is revealing the ugly realities and the injustice of occupation which can no longer be ignored.
War crimes, torture and impunity
Barack and Michelle Obama will surely see The Report and remember the hope sparked by his first day as the president...
Fear of forgetting – heroines who changed history
Simone De Beauvoir and Gisele Halimi were indefatigable. They wrote to every responsible official in the judiciary,...
On impunity, and the erosion of ethics in International Human Rights Law - from Guantanamo to Yemen.
Legal obligations on Palestinian rights
No-one believes the Security Council will take the lead after so many decades in a cul de sac over Palestine.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaResistance and hope
The village of Nabi Saleh is a story of resistance in the face of theft and violence. Rawabi encapsulates the vision...