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Loretta Lee

Stories By Loretta Lee
Project Exile: Fleeing Uganda after corruption reporting
By  • 16 December 2015
"They raided the office, got our staff, questioned them, beat up some of them. People ran for their lives." In late 2008 Ugandan politics were convulsed by a corruption scandal involving two of President Yoweri…
A look back at Hong Kong's Occupy Central [photo essay]
By  • 4 December 2015
For two and a half months last year, the massive pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong captured the world's attention. Born and raised in Hong Kong, photographer Anthony Kwan moved to the U.S. in 2003. He…
Myanmar's moment
An explainer on Myanmar's Nov. 8 elections After a half-century of military rule, Myanmar's election Nov. 8 is a key milestone in the country's transition towards democracy. The poll comes 25 years after the opposition…
An explainer: Colombia's armed groups
By , , • 15 October 2015
As a peace deal with the FARC nears, pressure is rising on other armed groups Colombia has suffered decades of civil conflicts, claiming more than 220,000 lives since the 1960s. Drug-fueled violence has forced more…
Impunity is legacy of 2009 Filipino massacre
By  • 24 September 2015
The 2009 massacre of 58 people, including 32 journalists, in the Philippines province of Maguindanao carries a heavy legacy for the rapidly developing southeast Asian nation. Six years later, no one has been convicted of…
Seven charged in death of Brazilian radio broadcaster
By  • 1 September 2015
Seven people have been charged in the on-air killing of Brazilian radio broadcaster Gleydson Carvalho in August in the northeastern state of Ceara. Among the suspects charged Aug. 27 are the uncle and nephew of…
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