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Uganda's other refugee crisis

Uganda has been celebrated in recent years for its generosity toward those fleeing violence, especially South Sudanese refugees. But state-sponsored discrimination and social intolerance have forced many gay, lesbian and transgender Ugandans to seek asylum outside the country.

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Conflict & Justice

Torch protests

Faith shares her thoughts on the recent protests over China's human rights record that resulted in the Olympic torch getting extinguished on its way through Paris.

Environment

Defending coal's victims

This year's winner of the Heinz Award for the Environment is Thomas FitzGerald. FitzGerald founded the Kentucky Resources Council and, for over 25 years, has worked pro-bono, helping Kentucky residents harmed by coal mining.

Conflict & Justice

Mexico human rights case in international court

Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho exposed a pedophile ring with ties to Mexican officials. Her work got her kidnapped, threatened, and even jailed -- all by state police. Now she's fighting back and taking her case to an international court for human rights abuses. The World's Lorne Matalon has the story.