2001 Photo Contest, People in the News, 2nd prize

Jan Dago

01 June, 2000

A wounded girl at Rogberi Junction. She was shot in the leg while fighting for a group of soldiers known as the West Side Boys. The civil war between government and rebel forces in Sierra Leone has continued to disrupt the country's economy, leading to internal displacement of the population.

About the photographer

Jan Dago

Jan Dago was born and grew up in Denmark, where a childhood interest in visual expression began. At first, he made short movies, but the power of the still image gripped him more...

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