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Aung San Suu Kyi,

Burmese opposition leader, was taken into “protective custody” in May, after several people died in clashes between her supporters and members of the military junta. The governmen…

Pamela Bach

Name at birth: Pamela WeissenbachActress Pamela Bach is known for playing blonde beach babes and for being the ex-wife of TV star David Hasselhoff. She began working as a model and actress in the ear…

Hollow Reed

Director: Angela PopeWriter: Paule MilneDirector of Photography:Remi AdefarasinEditor:Sue WyattMusic:Anne DudleyProduction Designer:Stuart WalkerProducer:Elizabeth KarlsenCinepix Film Properti…

John Walker Lindh,

20, American Taliban soldier, reached a deal with U.S. prosecutors in July in which he avoided a life sentence by pleading guilty to serving in the Taliban's army. In exchange, the governmen…

Jiang Yanyong,

Chinese surgeon, was released after 45 days in military custody. He was detained for writing a letter to top members of the government that criticized the deadly crackdown on democracy protes…

Mel Gibson,

actor and filmmaker, was arrested in California in July and charged with driving under the influence. While in police custody, Gibson, in an obscenity-laced, anti-Semitic tirade, said to the …

Muntadhar al-Zaidi

Muntadhar al-Zaidi is the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at American President George W. Bush during a news conference in Baghdad on 14 December 2008. Zaidi, 28 at the time of the incident, was…

Liu Xiaobo

Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010 -- while serving a prison sentence in China for "inciting subversion" with writings that urged reform of the government. A poet and scholar, Liu earned an…