Victoria Brittain

Victoria Brittain lived and worked in Washington, Saigon, Algiers and Nairobi as a correspondent for several news media, including latterly The Guardian, where she became Associate Foreign Editor after some years based in London on the foreign desk and travelling frequently in Africa and the Middle East. After leaving the Guardian in the 1990s her work focussed mainly on the fallout of the so-called war on terror and on Palestine. She is the author or co-author of several books and plays about Africa or relating to Guantanamo, including the first prison memoir, Moazzam Begg’s Enemy Combatant. Her most recent book is Love and Resistance in the films of Mai Masri, published by Palgrave Macmillan.