The son of a Ku Klux Klan member describes a childhood scarred by violence.
The Egyptian film star Mahmoud Kabil on defending his Cairo home during the unrest
The American peacekeeper who blew the whistle on human trafficking in Bosnia
The British head teacher on overcoming a debilitating stammer.
Wife of disappeared human rights lawyer tells why she fled China with her children.
Scott Neeson's journey from jet-setting Hollywood executive to Cambodian rubbish dump
The hunger-striking journalist freed from prison by Tunisia's new caretaker government
Brazil's deadly mudslides: we hear about one boy's dramatic rescue
The cosmetic surgeon who treats victims of war as well as the rich and famous
Tim Coulson on the extraordinary choice he made in the aftermath of the 7/7 London bombs