Sunset in the dusty town of Khoja Bahauddin. Northern Alliance commander Achmed Massoud was killed 6 weeks earlier in Khoja Bahauddin by suicide bombers.
Woman in burkha begging on street. Thousands of war widows are stranded in Afghanistan with no other resources than to beg.
Children in the street play with an old bazooka and handmade toy-guns while faking the sound of incoming shells.
Dead soldiers in the morgue of the central hospital.
Hostilities have flared up with the kidnapping of an Israëli soldier in June 2006. The town of Beith Hanoun was particularly hit very hard. People in Beith Hanoun looking at list of households who can apply for assistance from the Palestinian Authority.
Soldiers carrying out a raid in a deserted house where hostile militants are suspected to be hiding. The soldiers find only a few women. One of them breaks out in tears and is comforted by her daughter while a US soldier is trying to calm them down.
People watching a search operation for people that might be alive but trapped under the rubble of bombed apartment buildings.
Women mourning their children that were killed when Israel bombed a house were civilians were seeking shelter. The victims were hastily burried in massgraves in the town of Tyre. After the cease fire, the bodies were dug up and received a proper burial.
In the summer of 2003, the Liberian government of the former war lord, now president, Charles Taylor is challenged by two rebel movements. The town of Ganta, on the border with Guinnée, has just been recaptured from LURD-rebels. Female members of Taylor’s armed forces standing on guard.
The government of Charles Taylor is challenged by two rebel movements. The town of Ganta, on the border with Guinnée, has just been recaptured from LURD-rebels. Government soldiers on a pick up truck with a piece of anti aircraft gun.
A mass grave of cholera victims. Children cover their noses against the dust and stench.
A Hutu was molested by Tutsis after being identified as a member of the Hutu led “Interahamwe” death squads that carried out the Rwandan genocide. Photographers taking pictures of the wounded man.
Three year old Memuna Mansarah was shot by rebels when they withdrew from Freetown early 1999. Her arm had to be amputated.
A girl with her favorite doll.