Mohammad Mostafaei on his fight against the death penalty in Iran
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Saving Somali lives: the man behind an ambulance service in the war torn capital.
Australia's first indigenous MP Ken Wyatt on entering politics and his personal journey
'El Pastor'- helping people with mental health problems in Mexico's murder capital
The stories behind Sri Lanka's war enquiry commission
David Hamilton's journey from gunman to man of God.
The Eritrean journalist who had to flee his homeland, leaving his family behind.
The grieving father who turned anger towards his son's killer into forgiveness
The Australian surgeon who ended up joining the Kosovo Liberation Army in the late 1990s
Abandoned children in Zimbabwe and the woman determined to give them a brighter future.
African singing star Yvonne Chaka Chaka on fighting malaria, making money and Mandela.
Natascha Kampusch: the story of her 8 years trapped in a cellar by a kidnapper.
Paul Brickhill, the white Zimbabwean who has run Harare's free speech café for 30 years
Anh Do, one of Australia's top comedians on his other life - as a refugee from Vietnam.
The childhood trauma that led an American woman to study the world's most dangerous men.
A mother's long vigil waiting for her son to be freed from the San Jose mine.
The Congolese soldiers who admit to rape, but say they have changed their ways.
Mende Nazer's moving story of abduction and slavery in Sudan and the UK.
The former Miss Bolivia now running one of the country's most dangerous provinces.
Voices from the hometown of the Ecuadorian migrant who survived a massacre in Mexico
Dr Hawa Abdi - the doctor giving a lifeline to thousands of refugees fleeing Somalia
Rebuilding lives in Swat: a personal diary from the heart of flood-devastated Pakistan
Captain Kevin Ivison's extraordinary story of life as a bomb disposal expert in Iraq