The Jewish forgers who outwitted the Nazis

Warren Fyfe

David Gur was part of a Jewish Hungarian underground group trying to help save fellow Jews from deportation to the Nazi death camps. He helped produce tens of thousands of forged documents, which allowed Jews to hide their true identities. Now 91 years old, David tells Witness about his wartime exploits and his part in [...]

I met a homeless addict and recognised my childhood friend

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Wanja Mwaura A chance meeting between two childhood friends helped one begin a journey back from drug addiction after many years living on the street. It was early October and Wanja Mwaura, 32, was on her way to the market in Lower Kabaete, not far from Nairobi, when she heard someone shout out [...]

Nives Meroi and Romano Benet: A life in the death zone

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Nives Meroi Husband-and-wife mountaineering team Romano Benet and Nives Meroi were attempting a winter ascent of the world’s fifth-highest mountain, Makalu, when things went badly wrong. It was the first of two serious challenges that could have brought their climbing careers, and even their lives, to an end. The biggest problem on Makalu [...]