A displaced Muslim girl takes up shelter at a destroyed mosque after fleeing a government offensive against the Tamil Tigers. Many civilians were killed and wounded, and thousands were displaced as a result. Sri Lanka, 2007
Serbian paramilitary Tiger leader Arkan with his unit, waving the Serbian flag, and a baby tiger. Arkan’s Tigers were responsible for a large part of the ethnic cleansing that occurred at the beginning of the war in Bosnia. Croatia, 1991
Arkan’s Tigers, a Serbian paramilitary unit, with Bosnian Muslim civilian victims during the first battle for Bosnia in Bilijenia. The images of the executions are being used by the International War Crimes Tribunal as evidence. Bosnia, 1992
A Muslim man begs for his life from the Serbian paramilitary unit known as the Tigers and led by warlord Arkan during the first battle for the war in Bosnia. He was later thrown from a window during an interrogation and not seen again.
Senad Medanovic, sole survivor of a massacre finds his home in ruins after the Bosnian army recaptured his village from Serb forces. He is standing on what is believed to be a mass grave of 69 people, including his family. Bosnia, 1995
Suspected gang members, some wanted for murder, are presented to members of the media by the National Police in San Salvador. Gang violence has grown dramatically since the end of El Salvador’s civil war. As the U.S. began to deport Latino gang members who had illegally made their homes in the U.S., gangs in El Salvador, known as "maras," came to resemble Los Angeles gangs in style and culture. El Salvador, 2005.
A man is grabbed by anti-government protesters, after shouting support for President Hosni Mubarak during a rally in Tahrir Square. The man was beaten and eventually handed over to the army. Egypt, 2011
Supporters of Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega attack elected Vice President Guillermo (Billy) Ford in Panama City. The image was used by US President Bush as one of the reasons for the invasion of Panama. Panama, 1989