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Conflict & Justice

An Eritrean refugee endured brutal torture. But he may find hope on a ranch in California

Philemon Semere has a harrowing story to tell. For seven months, the Eritrean refugee was held captive in the middle of the Sinai desert for a huge ransom. He managed to be set free last year after his family paid some of the $25,000 his captors demanded. Now, an American woman is offering him a place to stay and work — on her remote ranch in California.

Conflict & Justice

Casualties of Libya's civil war

Gaddafi is taking the fight to the opposition in both western and eastern Libya. There are no reliable casualty figures but we know they must be high. America Abroad senior correspondent Sean Carberry saw for himself at a hospital in the city of Ajdebia.

Conflict & Justice

Casualties of Libya's civil war

Gaddafi is taking the fight to the opposition in both western and eastern Libya. There are no reliable casualty figures but we know they must be high. America Abroad senior correspondent Sean Carberry saw for himself at a hospital in the city of Ajdebia.