Brazilian orphans forced to work as 'slaves' for Nazi sympathisers in the 1930s
Cristina Gonzales-Romualdez tells how she saved her children from Typhoon Haiyan
Vasia Markides wants to bring back to life the abandoned Cypriot resort of Varosha
Scott Turow is a leading US lawyer and best-selling writer
Peter Staley joined protest group Act Up whose radical campaigns saved millions with AIDS
Robi Damelin is seeking reconciliation with the Palestinian sniper who killed her son
Why former Dutch far-right Freedom Party politician Arnoud Van Doorn converted to Islam
Rita Gigante - My father the New York crime boss.
Kathy Eldon remembers her son Dan, a photojournalist killed while working in Somalia.
Martin Sixsmith who helped a woman search for the son she was forced to give up.
American Chris Boyce served 24 years in prison for selling secrets to the Soviet Union
Journalist Mimi Chakarova risked her life infiltrating underground brothels and sex clubs
Italian Vito Fiorino and his friends saved 47 migrants on a fishing trip off Lampedusa
Abduction, marriage and love: a story of two teenagers in the Lord's Resistance Army
The Pakistani captain who was rescued from pirates thanks to his wife and daughters
Martin Pistorius, the South African who became ill and ended up unable to move or speak
Puppeteer Raven Kaliana has created a puppet show based on her childhood trauma
The former North Korean spy who lost everything when he was caught by the enemy.
Mishka Ben David, the Israeli former Mossad agent is now writing crime fiction
Howard Dully was one of the youngest people ever to be given a controversial lobotomy
Belarusian journalist Iryna Khalip on living under house arrest under watch of the police
Known as 'the Indiana Jones of surgery', surgeon David Nott, volunteers in war zones
How Syrian children in a refugee camp in Iraq are coping with the violence they've seen
American prosecutor Kym Worthy is determined to investigate thousands of unsolved rapes
American basketball player Alex Owumi was shocked to learn he had joined Gaddafi's team
The nun devoted to helping women and girls traumatised by the Lords Resistance Army
'Dr Habeeb' talks about his lonely campaign to promote mental health in war-torn Somalia
Acclaimed Kenyan author Ngugi Wa Thiong'o on the power of writing and life in exile
A Mauritanian slave's extraordinary journey to freedom - and how he freed his family
Rebecca Musser was forced to marry an 85-year-old self-styled prophet of a radical sect