My dad, Charlie Chaplin

Warren Fyfe

Eugene Chaplin is one of Charlie Chaplin’s 11 children. He was born in Switzerland, where Chaplin and his fourth wife, Oona, had gone to live after the actor was accused of communist sympathies and refused re-entry into the USA. Chaplin had been the biggest star in Hollywood’s silent movie era. Eugene Chaplin speaks to Witness [...]

Living with the dead

Warren Fyfe

Most of us don’t like to think or talk about death, but there are some people who do. In the Toraja region of Sulawesi, in Indonesia, the dead are a constant part of day-to-day life. Warning: Readers may find some images disturbing. The plain wood-panelled living room, with no furniture and just a few pictures [...]

Why an American went to Cuba for cancer care

Warren Fyfe

Cuba has faced more than 50 years of US sanctions. Now, for the first time, a unique drug developed on the communist island is being tested in New York state. But some American cancer patients are already taking it – by defying the embargo and flying to Havana for treatment. Judy Ingels and her family [...]