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Caroline Moorehead wrote a column on human rights first for The Times and then for the Independent (1980-91) and made a series of TV programmes on human rights for the BBC (1990-2000). She has written the history of the International Committee of the Red Cross (1998); and has helped to set up a Legal Advice Centre for refugees in Cairo, where she has also started schools and a nursery. Currently she works as a volunteer on the legal team for the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, while also continuing to review and write on human rights in many different papers. Her latest book, a biography of Martha Gellhorn, is available in Vintage.

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A Bold and Dangerous Family The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini by Caroline Moorehead
A Bold and Dangerous Family The Rossellis and the Fight Against Mussolini
Caroline Moorehead
Shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards 2017, Costa Biography Award Caroline Moorehead has spent time with surviving members of the Rosselli family, researching letters and diaries never previously translated into English to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/06/2017
Village of Secrets Defying the Nazis in Vichy France by Caroline Moorehead
Village of Secrets Defying the Nazis in Vichy France
Caroline Moorehead
A myth has grown up around the villages of France’s mountainous Massif Central and the part they played in aiding refugees and escaping Jews. While extraordinary acts of daring and bravery were carried out the history has become over-simplified and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2015
Village of Secrets Defying the Nazis in Vichy France by Caroline Moorehead
Village of Secrets Defying the Nazis in Vichy France
Caroline Moorehead
A myth has grown up around the villages of France’s mountainous Massif Central and the part they played in aiding refugees and escaping Jews. While extraordinary acts of daring and bravery were carried out the history has become over-simplified and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Dancing to the Precipice: Lucie De La Tour Du Pin and the French Revolution by Caroline Moorehead
Dancing to the Precipice: Lucie De La Tour Du Pin and the French Revolution
Caroline Moorehead
Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2009. Costa Book Awards 2009 Judges' comment: "An exemplary biography of an extraordinary woman."
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/03/2009
Human Cargo by Caroline Moorehead
Human Cargo
Caroline Moorehead
Morehead visited war zones camps and prisons to collect these stories and she doesnât shy away from the difficult questions about who should be allowed to live where
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/02/2005

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