2008 Photo Contest, General News, 3rd prize

Cédric Gerbehaye

Agence Vu

01 January, 2007

Dissident general Laurent Nkunda poses at his headquarters in a province particularly affected by unrest. The first free elections in four decades, held in 2006, did not put an end to violence and instability in the country. With no clear winner in the presidential vote, opposing sides continued to clash. The process of integrating rebel militia into the national army remained delicate.

About the photographer

Cédric Gerbehaye

After working in Israel and Palestine, Cédric Gerbehaye made regular visits to the Democratic Republic of Congo. The resulting work, Congo in Limbo, was published in a book (Le B...

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