Thomas Hurndall, or Tom as he was better known, gave his life for his belief that the Iraq war was fundamentally wrong.
In 1971 Francois Bizot was arrested in Cambodia by the Khmer Rouge.
This stunning novel, published in France in 2010, won its author the coveted Prix Goncourt for the best and most imaginative prose work of the year.
In this moving book Orlando Figes looks at the lives of two young Muscovites seperated for fourteen years by war and the Gulag.
In 2011 Charles Ferguson won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for his acclaimed film Inside Job.
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