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Detained and tortured in Bahrain

Detained and tortured in Bahrain

Jalila Al Salman is the vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers Association. Here she details the horrific crimes she faced, to the UK Parliament, days before she is arrested for the remainder of her sentence.

"Masked men invaded my house to arrest my Father"

Maryam Abu Dheeb is the daughter of Mahdi Abu Dheeb, President of the Bahrain Teachers Association (BTA). She discusses the night masked men invaded her house to arrest her father, the detention and torture of her father and the situation she and her family face.

JAPANESE PRISONER OF WAR Life in camp

JAPANESE PRISONER OF WAR Life in camp

John Baxter was captured by the Japanese in 1942 and held first on Java. He was then transported to a camp on mainland Japan near Kyushu a coal mining area. Here he describes life in the camp - and the food!

THE BRITISH INVASION OF IRAQ 1991

THE BRITISH INVASION OF IRAQ 1991

Lt Col Tony Troulan was sent into Kuwait to recce the possible retreat routes for the Iraqi army. He went through minefields, was taken prisoner, blew up enemy tanks, and prevented American soldiers from harming POWs. This is part of his story.

JAPANESE PRISONER OF WAR Prison guards

JAPANESE PRISONER OF WAR Prison guards

John Baxter was captured by the Japanese in 1942 and held first on Java. He was then transported to a camp on mainland Japan near Kyushu a coal mining area. Here he describes life in the camp - and how one prison guard was surprisingly friendly.