Philip C. Winslow, with UNAMSIL peacekeepers, questions Issa Sesay in the ruined town of Koidu, Sierra Leone, 2000.
Issa Sesay, recently found guilty on multiple counts of war crimes, including acts of terrorism against civilians.
Rape victims in a destroyed hamlet near Magburaka.
Child slaves held by rebels being led out of a camp in the jungle before being turned over to the UN.
Child slaves with UN peacekeepers after release from jungle camp. The UN peacekeeper with his hands on shoulders of two children is Francis Sikaonga of Zambia.
Disarmed rebels in a UN DDR camp in Kabala. Lieut. Col. Joe Poraj-Wilczynski had arranged the disarmament of more than 300 rebels under rebel "Col. Savage" and 500 camp followers in the northern jungle.
The jungle near the Rokel River at Magburaka.
Some of the West Side Boys at a roadblock at the Rokel River in central Sierra Leone. They are carrying British rifles stolen earlier.
Child soldier, aged 14, near Makeni.
Rebels with a stolen Nigerian anti-aircraft truck circling a tent where UN negotiators were talking with rebel commanders.
Rebel drunk, with new boots.
A village burned by rebels, near where UN military observers had gone to get information about UN peacekeepers who had been killed.
“Killer” and “Good Soldier”, near Magburaka. Unpaid by their leaders, they subsisted by extorting food and money from local villagers.
Koidu, eastern Sierra Leone.
On patrol with UNAMSIL in RUF country.
RUF fighters posing with UN Military Observers near Magburaka.
Rebel who had been escorting child slaves, when child slaves were released.
Two RUF fighters abandoned by their comrades in the jungle, after medical treatment by the UN.
UN Military Observers registering weapons of fighters before the fighters entered the UN DDR program.
UNAMSIL heliport, Freetown.
UNAMSIL INDBATT (Indian battalion) position, Koidu, eastern Sierra Leone.
Another UNAMSIL INDBATT position
UN INDBATT soldiers resting after a battle in eastern Sierra Leone. One Indian soldier was killed.
UNAMSIL JORBATT (Jordanian battalion) position near the Rokel River, central Sierra Leone.
A Jordanian soldier carrying a wounded civilian out of the jungle. The civilian had been shot by rebels and lay hidden in the bush for more than a week, fearing to come out.
Sierra Leone Army (SLA) soldiers with a prisoner taken during a firefight. The prisoner, deeply fearful of his SLA captors and despite the UN presence, insisted he was a civilian and not a rebel.
Philip C. Winslow with a Russian-made UN helicopter in eastern Sierra Leone.
Lieut. Col. Joe Poraj-Wilczynski, left, with a disarmed fighter and another British peacekeeper in Kabala.