Brian Whitaker



Brian Whitaker was a journalist for the The Guardian since 1987 and its Middle East editor from 2000-2007. He is currently an editor on the paper's "Comment is free". He also writes articles for Guardian Unlimited, the internet edition of the paper. He runs a personal, non-Guardian-related website, Al-Bab.com, about society and politics in the Arab world.

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Lebanon: The Syrian spill-over

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Unspeakable Love: Gay and L...

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What's Really Wrong With Th...

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Arabs Without God: Atheism ...

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Notes And Queries

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Notes and Queries Volume 2

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Notes and Queries Volume 4

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“I don't believe in a country where it's more acceptable to see two men holding guns than two men holding hands.”
Brian Whitaker, Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East

“There is an important distinction to be drawn between tolerance of homosexuality and tolerance of sex tourism.”
Brian Whitaker, Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East

“Sexual rights are not only a basic element of human rights but should have an integral part in moves towards Arab reform ...”
Brian Whitaker, Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian Life in the Middle East



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