07/09/2011

Extraordinary personal stories from around the world.

Today, the neurosurgeon who was imprisoned for more than five months for treating anti-Gaddafi fighters in Libya. He describes his terrible treatment in jail, and how it felt to be finally released after the regime fell.

Also, a young New Yorker who lost his big brother in the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks reflects on how different members of his family coped with their grief.

And, we meet the South Korean diplomat Young-Jin Choi who came under fire when he defended the results of last year's violently disputed election in Ivory Coast.

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25 minutes

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Thu 8 Sep 2011 10:05 GMT

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