Senior Foreign Correspondent for the Sunday Times, Christina Lamb OBE is a best-selling author and has reported from the world's hotspots, starting with Afghanistan at the age of 22 and winning Young Journalist of the Year not long after. She has gone to win 15 major awards including Foreign Correspondent of the Year five times, and Europe's Top War Reporting prize Prix Bayeux. She received her OBE from Her Majesty the Queen in 2013 and is an Honorary Fellow of University College, Oxford. Her writing often highlights how war affects women and her latest book Our Bodies, Their Battlefield explores how rape is increasingly being used as a weapon of war.
Lou Hamilton talks to Christina while she is in lockdown but still managing to bring us the stories of horror and hope from around the world, that continue to happen in spite of the global pandemic.
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