The New Face of Tibet
Next week the Dalai Lama steps down as political leader of Tibet-in-exile. His successor is an energetic Harvard lawyer who is also the son of a Buddhist monk and is a former “hardcore activist”. So will Lobsang Sangay be a tough operator in his country’s conflict with China? By Christine Toomey.
The African queens
For most of the second world war, a young Jewish girl risked her life wandering through Europe. During her travels, she was adopted by wolves. Can Misha Defonseca’s amazing story be true? By Christine Toomey. Photographs Gigi Cohen
Waiting in pain
They were termed “essential military supplies” – cargoes of girls as young as 11, kidnapped and herded into rape camps to keep troops happy. Today the surviving comfort women still wait for Tokyo to say sorry.