Civil War

Lebanon: Beirut resident Raymond Semaan tap-dances over burned out luxury cars in the oft-shelled suburb of Hazmieh.

Explosive Beirut during the civil war.

Lebanon; Wild times in the Bekaa Valley town of Baalbek.

Lebanon: Mourners at the funeral for the politically assassinated popular Christian leader Dani Chamoun, his wife and two of their three children.

Lebanon: Druze clerics attend the funeral for the politically assassinated popular Christian leader Dani Chamoun, his wife and two of their three children.

Beirut, Two-year-old Joe Abi Chihane escaped with shrapnel wounds. But his brother and sister were killed in the blast.

Beirut: For beachgoers life appears to go on. The fuel tanker Sun Shield had taken two Syrian direct hits on it's tanks and is sinking as it tried to breach the blockade. A toll of seven killed, two missing and two wounded.

Beirut: Shatila Palestinian refugee camp mosque where Mariam Hafez Uthman weeps for her son who is among 200 fighters that lay beneath the floor.

Death of a sniper, Petrinja Croatia.

Mass military funeral Croatia.

Croatia, a lull in the conflict.

The road to Sarajevo.

Bosnia: Bernard Kouchner, French Foreign Minister and co-founder of Medecins Sans Frontieres is appealed to by medical staff at a hospital when leading a convoy near Sarajevo.

The streets of Sarajevo; pedestrians seek protection from snipers behind an APC carrier shunting from kerb to kerb.

Sarajevo's Kosovo Hospital, mortar attack victims.

Sarajevo; mortar attack victims.

Sarajevo, a dash to Kosevo Hospital by mortar attack victims.

Seriously wounded victim, Sarajevo.

Seriously wounded victim, Sarajevo.

Graveyards full in Sarajevo, a city under siege.

Graveyards full in Sarajevo, a widow rushes to bury her husband, a victim of the city is under siege.

Dobrinje, a Sarajevo suburb plagued by snipers, where a young boy mourns his father killed by a sniper and buried in a makeshift backyard cemetery,

Dobrinje, a Sarajevo suburb where citizens have to duck to avoid snipers when crossing this bridge.

Borislav Herak on death row, Sarajevo. The Serb was charged with 32 murders and 16 rapes, including 12 in which the victims were murdered. He was indicted for genocide and war crimes against a civilian population. Herak was given the death penalty which was later commuted - 1993.

Sarajevo. Life really must go on. Resourceful solo clarinettist Emir Nuhanovic plays a Benny Goodman number in the ruins of the Bosnian National Library. He cried when the soldiers drove tanks over his clarinets. “They did it from spite because I deserted with nearly 250 instruments from the barracks music college when war broke out” he said.
Mr Nuhanovic had been a member of the Yugoslav army band, which was under Serbian control.

Former mafia judge Carla Del Ponti has just taken up the post of Chief Prosecutor for War Crimes in the Hague. Her occupation warrants strict personal security. It is not unusual for mafia judges to have shorter life spans - 1999.

Rwanda: Children behind bars in Kigali prison suspected of genocide.

Rwanda Camp Goma (Zaire); Death in his arms and a smile on his face as this man performs the dreadful task of collecting the dead for mass burial.

Rwanda; A young child lies serenely in death at a mass grave site in Goma refugee camp (Zaire).

Rwanda: A capacity population in a refugee camp holding hundreds of thousands who fled to Goma (Zaire).

Rwanda: A young machete victim is being assisted on a roadside near Kigali.

French Legionaires arrest a criminal suspect at Cyangugu, Rwanda.

Harry Belafonte, a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, human rights activist and entertainer. He meets with a young Rwandan commenting on his home-made scooter. The pair met on a dusty road out of Kigali.

Rwanda: "He ain't heavy." A teenager trudges 180 kilometres home to Kigali his brother after the genocide.

Belfast: Shankhill Road fish shop bombing. Funeral cortege for a young victim, Leanne Murray (13).

Belfast: Shankhill Road fish shop bombing. Gina Murray, grieving mother of young victim, Leanne Murray (13) attends her funeral.

Belfast: Shankhill Road fish shop bombing. Mourners pass the scene of the bombing.

Belfast: Shankhill Road fish shop bombing. British soldiers survey funeral corteges.

Belfast: Shankhill Road fish shop bombing. Funeral cortege for the IRA bomber Thomas Begley.

Belfast: Shankhill Road fish shop bombing. A piper leads the funeral cortege for the IRA bomber Thomas Begley.

Shankhill Road bomber's funeral cortege - Belfast.

Belfast: Shankhill Road fish shop bombing. Sarah Begley the mother of IRA bomber Thomas Begley receives the flag at her son's graveside.

Sri Lanka: Tamil Tigers, the beautiful Thamilaval complete with AK47 and the cyanide capsule hanging around her neck prepares to start training. The girls are feared just as much as the men by the government forces.

Sri Lanka; Tamil Tigers (female fighters) at training. The girls are feared just as much as the men by the government forces.

Ahmad Shah Massoud, Afghanistan's legendary commander, the man who captured Kabul from the Russians. The story of 9/11 is in reality the story of Massoud. He was assassinated on 9/9 on Osama bin Laden's orders.

Ahmad Shah Massoud, Afghanistan's legendary commander, the man who captured Kabul from the Russians. The story of 9/11 is in reality the story of Massoud. He was assassinated on 9/9 on Osama bin Laden's orders. Massoud strolls with advisers at his Panjshir Valley stronghold.

Ahmad Shah Massoud, Afghanistan's legendary commander.

Afghanistan; This is what a landmine does to a child.

Afghanistan; A young landmine victim learns to cope with his loss of limb.

Afghanistan; Landmine victims learning to readjust to their situation.

Afghanistan; Siblings help a brother to hospital in a wheelbarrow after a grenade Taliban attack on a bakery. The bakery was in a frontline suburb of Kabul.

Afghanistan; Zarifa passes into paradise at Karte Seh hospital after a Taliban grenade killed her in the family backyard. Her siblings witness her dying breath. Zarifa's father was killed there in another attack two weeks before.

Afghanistan; A peaceful moment in the capital Kabul.

Afghanistan; A Kabul street photographer who has a bleak future with the Taliban closing in on the city.

Francisco Guterres, popularly known as Lú-Olo, a resistance fighter who spent the entire 24 years of the Indonesian occupation in the mountains. He is now an East Timorese politician who has been President of East Timor since 2017. He was also the President of Fretilin - 1999.

Young Rozalia Fatima (11) looks to a new dawn of independence for her country at the opening of the new Independent Political Front office in Dili. Songs of pro-independence were sung and traditional dancers performed to a packed office - 1999.

Anarchy in Aceh - firebombing a resort.

Anarchy in Aceh - waving the Indonesian flag after a firebombing.

Anarchy in Aceh - smashing alcohol.

Anarchy in Aceh - rescuing Chinese resort workers.

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