Leatitia (South Africa)

Photography by Brian Moody In 1993 Leatitia van Loggerenberg planned and paid for the murder of her husband, who for years had been physically and mentally abusing her. She is now serving a life sentence for murder at Johannesburg Female Prison. My husband was a real darling until he started drinking, then alcohol turned him… more

Vladimir Khodosok (Ukraine)

Photography by Brian Moody On April 26, 1986, the Soviet Union played host to the world’s largest nuclear catastrophe. The accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant contaminated 155,000 square kilometres, home to seven million people. 17-year-old Sasha Khodosok, who was two at the time, lived with his family in the contaminated city of Braghin.… more

Camilla Carr & Jon James (England)

Photography by Brian Moody In April 1997, Camilla Carr and her boyfriend, Jon James went to Chechnya to set up a rehabilitation centre for traumatised war-children. Three months later they were taken hostage by Chechnyan rebels. Their ordeal lasted 14 months, during which Camilla was repeatedly raped by one of her jailers. Camilla and Jon… more

Charlotte Maude (England)

Photography by Brian Moody In April 1999, three-year-old Isabel Maude suffered multiple organ failure and cardiac arrest as a result of doctors failing to recognise the life-threatening symptoms of Necrotising Fasciitis, a bacteria that rapidly eats the flesh. Isabel survived, but was left with a large wound requiring extensive plastic surgery. Her parents, Charlotte and… more

Gertrude Moyana & Sarah Letanta (South Africa)

Photography by Brian Moody GERTRUDE MOYANA and SARAH LETANTA are both victims of South Africa’s political violence. Gertrude was shot twice during 1993’s street fighting in Sharpville. Two years later, Sarah was shot three times. Gertrude It was a time of terrible bloodshed and violence; brother against brother, children being raped. Kehetisi from the IFP… more

David (England)

Photography by Brian Moody In 2003 David was released from prison after serving almost 17 years of a life sentence for a double domestic murder. During his prison sentence he spent four years at HMP Grendon Underwood, a prison run along therapeutic lines. In the 1980’s I was convicted of a double murder. I cannot… more

Duma Kumalo (South Africa)

Photography by Brian Moody As one of the Sharpville Six, Duma Kumalo was wrongly imprisoned in 1985 for a murder he didn’t commit. He spent seven years in prison, with three of those on death row. He worked for Khulumani – a support group for victims based in Johannesburg. Sadly Duma Kumalo died aged 48… more

Desmond Tutu (South Africa)

Photography by Brian Moody Archbishop Desmond Tutu was the chairman of South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). The TRC was created by Nelson Mandela’s Government of National Unity in 1995 to help South Africans come to terms with their extremely troubled past. It was established to investigate the violations that took place between 1960… more

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