1994 Photo Contest, Spot News, Honorable mention

Paul Watson

Toronto Star

04 October, 1993

Followers of General Aidid drag a slain American through the streets. Begun as a mission to relieve the famine in December 1992, the American and UN presence in Somalia was increasingly the focus of violent events. Negotiations with local warlords did not improve the situation, and the foreign soldiers were often treated as invaders.

About the photographer

Paul Watson

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