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28 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 27 July 2011

Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today, the terrible ordeal of British couple Bill and Julia Hawker. Their 22 year old daughter Lindsay was raped and murdered in Japan in 2007. They put their lives on hold to try and track down her killer.

And our man in Pakistan's Swat valley, Adnan Rashid reflects on the first anniversary of the floods that devastated the region.

  • Lindsay Hawker's killer Tatsuya Ichihashi jailed for life

    Lindsay Hawker's killer Tatsuya Ichihashi jailed for life

    A Japanese man has been sentenced to life in jail for the rape and murder of a British teacher found dead in a sand-filled bathtub in 2007

    Read more on the BBC News website



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