Why did Joseph Forgas decide to escape from Communist Hungary? What made him finally decide to go? He describes his three attempts to escape via Yugoslavia.
Jaden Lam Phan, aged 9, was put in a cell and beaten for not informing on his father who, like a million others, was trying to escape Communist Vietnam.
Through unique circumstances, an ordinary man who had been sent from Ukraine to Siberia was invited to London during the Soviet era.
Vera Lengsfeld returns to the Stasi prison where she was held and tells how you could be imprisoned just for thinking of doing something that the state did not allow.
Ioanna Voicu-Arnautoiu was born in a forest where her parents were resisting the Communist take-over of Romania. Eventually her parents were captured.
Witold Pilecki is the extraordinary man who volunteered to go into Auschwitz concentration camp. Pilecki was asked to report what was happening there.
Most people in the advanced world have not heard of Holodomor but it was one of the most terrible crimes of the 20th century.