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  • Afghanistan
    922
    Afghanistan
    Qalat, May 23, 2009
    A US Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Technician walks to the location of an improvised explosive device (IED) on a hilltop on the outskirts of Qalat (Zabul province).
    © João Silva
    922
    Afghanistan
    Qalat, May 23, 2009
    A US Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Technician walks to the location of an improvised explosive device (IED) on a hilltop on the outskirts of Qalat (Zabul province).
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    923
    Afghanistan
    Qalat, May 23, 2009
    A US Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Technician walks to the location of an improvised explosive device (IED) on a hilltop on the outskirts of Qalat (Zabul province).
    © João Silva
    923
    Afghanistan
    Qalat, May 23, 2009
    A US Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Technician walks to the location of an improvised explosive device (IED) on a hilltop on the outskirts of Qalat (Zabul province).
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    924
    Afghanistan
    Arghandab, October 23, 2010
    US soldiers with the 4th Infantry Division sweep an area for explosive devices in Arghandab Valley, Kandahar. Minutes later a mine exploded and Joao Silva lost both legs and sustained severe internal injuries.
    © João Silva
    924
    Afghanistan
    Arghandab, October 23, 2010
    US soldiers with the 4th Infantry Division sweep an area for explosive devices in Arghandab Valley, Kandahar. Minutes later a mine exploded and Joao Silva lost both legs and sustained severe internal injuries.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    925
    Afghanistan
    Arghandab, October 23, 2010
    The last three frames taken by Joao Silva moments after stepping on a landmine while on patrol with US forces. Joao Silva lost both legs and sustained severe internal injuries.
    © João Silva
    925
    Afghanistan
    Arghandab, October 23, 2010
    The last three frames taken by Joao Silva moments after stepping on a landmine while on patrol with US forces. Joao Silva lost both legs and sustained severe internal injuries.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    926
    Afghanistan
    Arghandab, October 23, 2010
    The last three frames taken by Joao Silva moments after stepping on a landmine while on patrol with US forces. Joao Silva lost both legs and sustained severe internal injuries.
    © João Silva
    926
    Afghanistan
    Arghandab, October 23, 2010
    The last three frames taken by Joao Silva moments after stepping on a landmine while on patrol with US forces. Joao Silva lost both legs and sustained severe internal injuries.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    927
    Afghanistan
    Arghandab, October 23, 2010
    The last three frames taken by Joao Silva moments after stepping on a landmine while on patrol with US forces. Joao Silva lost both legs and sustained severe internal injuries.
    © João Silva
    927
    Afghanistan
    Arghandab, October 23, 2010
    The last three frames taken by Joao Silva moments after stepping on a landmine while on patrol with US forces. Joao Silva lost both legs and sustained severe internal injuries.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    928
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1994
    Mental patients at Marastoon, the only center accepting mentally ill war refugees.
    © João Silva
    928
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1994
    Mental patients at Marastoon, the only center accepting mentally ill war refugees.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    929
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1994
    A street scene during the civil war which started between rival Mujahidin warlords after the Soviet withdrawal.
    © João Silva
    929
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1994
    A street scene during the civil war which started between rival Mujahidin warlords after the Soviet withdrawal.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    930
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1994
    Mujahidin fighters prepare an artillery round on the front during the civil war between rival Mujahidin warlords after the Soviet withdrawal.
    © João Silva
    930
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1994
    Mujahidin fighters prepare an artillery round on the front during the civil war between rival Mujahidin warlords after the Soviet withdrawal.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    931
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1994
    An injured civilian receives hospital treatment during the civil war between rival Mujahidin warlords.
    © João Silva
    931
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1994
    An injured civilian receives hospital treatment during the civil war between rival Mujahidin warlords.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    932
    Afghanistan
    Afghanistan, September 10, 1999. A Mujahedin fighter loyal to Ahmed Shah Massoud fires a rocket at Taliban positions in the frontline village of Karizak, approximately 100 km north of Kabul. Massoud's forces, controlling 10% of the country, were fighting against the fundamentalist Taliban.
    © João Silva
    932
    Afghanistan
    Afghanistan, September 10, 1999. A Mujahedin fighter loyal to Ahmed Shah Massoud fires a rocket at Taliban positions in the frontline village of Karizak, approximately 100 km north of Kabul. Massoud's forces, controlling 10% of the country, were fighting against the fundamentalist Taliban.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    933
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1999
    Mujahidin fighters loyal to Ahmad Shah Massoud of the Northern Alliance take cover from mortar fire during fighting against Taliban forces.
    © João Silva
    933
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1999
    Mujahidin fighters loyal to Ahmad Shah Massoud of the Northern Alliance take cover from mortar fire during fighting against Taliban forces.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    934
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1999
    A man injured when a Taliban fighter plane dropped cluster bombs over an airfield.
    © João Silva
    934
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, 1999
    A man injured when a Taliban fighter plane dropped cluster bombs over an airfield.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    935
    Afghanistan
    Tora Bora, 2001
    An American bomber flies over Tora Bora during a bombing run over mountains where Osama Bin Laden was allegedly hiding.
    © João Silva
    935
    Afghanistan
    Tora Bora, 2001
    An American bomber flies over Tora Bora during a bombing run over mountains where Osama Bin Laden was allegedly hiding.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    936
    Afghanistan
    Tora Bora, 2001
    Mujahidin fighters and civilians run for cover after being fired on during the American bombing campaign on mountains where Osama Bin Laden was allegedly hiding.
    © João Silva
    936
    Afghanistan
    Tora Bora, 2001
    Mujahidin fighters and civilians run for cover after being fired on during the American bombing campaign on mountains where Osama Bin Laden was allegedly hiding.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    937
    Afghanistan
    Afghanistan, 2001. Children carrying artillery shells in Tora Bora, where Osama Bin Laden was said to be hiding.
    © João Silva
    937
    Afghanistan
    Afghanistan, 2001. Children carrying artillery shells in Tora Bora, where Osama Bin Laden was said to be hiding.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    938
    Afghanistan
    Sangin, July 15, 2007
    Haji Mir Gul (50) and his grandson, Bashir Ahmad (2), who was hit in the abdomen by an airstrike in May, in Sangin (Helmand province). The child was treated at a local hospital in Kandahar and discharged, but his father brought him to the British base in Sangin as his condition had deteriorated.
    © João Silva
    938
    Afghanistan
    Sangin, July 15, 2007
    Haji Mir Gul (50) and his grandson, Bashir Ahmad (2), who was hit in the abdomen by an airstrike in May, in Sangin (Helmand province). The child was treated at a local hospital in Kandahar and discharged, but his father brought him to the British base in Sangin as his condition had deteriorated.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    939
    Afghanistan
    Sangin, July 16, 2007
    An Afghan woman waits for medication after seeing a military doctor at a temporary medical clinic set up by the Afghan National Army, backed by a US logistics support team and British forces.
    © João Silva
    939
    Afghanistan
    Sangin, July 16, 2007
    An Afghan woman waits for medication after seeing a military doctor at a temporary medical clinic set up by the Afghan National Army, backed by a US logistics support team and British forces.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    940
    Afghanistan
    Kajaki, July 23, 2007
    A British soldier with the Royal Anglian Regiment calls for water to cool his weapon during a firefight against Taliban insurgents, after B Company came under fire during a regular patrol on the outskirts of Kajaki.
    © João Silva
    940
    Afghanistan
    Kajaki, July 23, 2007
    A British soldier with the Royal Anglian Regiment calls for water to cool his weapon during a firefight against Taliban insurgents, after B Company came under fire during a regular patrol on the outskirts of Kajaki.
    © João Silva

     

  • Afghanistan
    941
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, May 29, 2007
    Workers at the furnace in a brickworks on the outskirts of Kabul.
    © João Silva
    941
    Afghanistan
    Kabul, May 29, 2007
    Workers at the furnace in a brickworks on the outskirts of Kabul.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    942
    Iraq
    Najaf, August 16, 2004
    Militiamen loyal to Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr clean their weapons during a lull in fighting against US forces in the holy city of Najaf.
    © João Silva
    942
    Iraq
    Najaf, August 16, 2004
    Militiamen loyal to Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr clean their weapons during a lull in fighting against US forces in the holy city of Najaf.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    943
    Iraq
    Baghdad, 2005
    Residents at the site of a bomb attack near a hotel in downtown Baghdad.
    © João Silva
    943
    Iraq
    Baghdad, 2005
    Residents at the site of a bomb attack near a hotel in downtown Baghdad.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    944
    Iraq
    Baghdad, October 24, 2005
    Minutes before sunset, huge clouds of smoke rise over the Baghdad skyline after three large explosions, apparently car bombs, were detonated near the Palestine Hotel on Firdos Square which houses many foreign journalists.
    © João Silva
    944
    Iraq
    Baghdad, October 24, 2005
    Minutes before sunset, huge clouds of smoke rise over the Baghdad skyline after three large explosions, apparently car bombs, were detonated near the Palestine Hotel on Firdos Square which houses many foreign journalists.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    945
    Iraq
    Baghdad, August 2003
    The scene outside the ICRC offices in Baghdad after a suicide bomber detonated an ambulance filled with explosives, causing many fatalities.
    © João Silva
    945
    Iraq
    Baghdad, August 2003
    The scene outside the ICRC offices in Baghdad after a suicide bomber detonated an ambulance filled with explosives, causing many fatalities.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    946
    Iraq
    Sadr City, Baghdad, August 16, 2004
    A militiaman loyal to Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr moments after firing a rocket-propelled grenade at US tanks during clashes between the Madhi Army and US Forces.
    © João Silva
    946
    Iraq
    Sadr City, Baghdad, August 16, 2004
    A militiaman loyal to Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr moments after firing a rocket-propelled grenade at US tanks during clashes between the Madhi Army and US Forces.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    947
    Iraq
    Ramadi, June 26, 2006
    US soldiers with the 1-37 Armored Regiment carry the body of a comrade to a helicopter at Camp Ramadi. The unnamed soldier was fatally wounded when a mortar round landed next to their vehicle after an overnight operation by US forces to secure a local neighborhood.
    © João Silva
    947
    Iraq
    Ramadi, June 26, 2006
    US soldiers with the 1-37 Armored Regiment carry the body of a comrade to a helicopter at Camp Ramadi. The unnamed soldier was fatally wounded when a mortar round landed next to their vehicle after an overnight operation by US forces to secure a local neighborhood.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    948
    Iraq
    Sadr City, Baghdad, March 27, 2008
    The body of a three-year-old boy, shot dead while playing near his home, lies in the hospital morgue, during fighting between Sadr militia and government and US forces across the country.
    © João Silva
    948
    Iraq
    Sadr City, Baghdad, March 27, 2008
    The body of a three-year-old boy, shot dead while playing near his home, lies in the hospital morgue, during fighting between Sadr militia and government and US forces across the country.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    949
    Iraq
    Sadr City, Baghdad, March 27, 2008
    The parents of a three-year-old boy shot dead while playing near his home weep outside the hospital morgue in Sadr City. Fighting continued for a third day between Sadr militia and Iraqi government forces in Sadr City and Basra.
    © João Silva
    949
    Iraq
    Sadr City, Baghdad, March 27, 2008
    The parents of a three-year-old boy shot dead while playing near his home weep outside the hospital morgue in Sadr City. Fighting continued for a third day between Sadr militia and Iraqi government forces in Sadr City and Basra.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    950
    Iraq
    Baghdad, August 16, 2004
    Brothers who have just identified the body of a relative at the morgue. The deceased was one of many killed in a suicide bomb attack. Such attacks were and still are a common occurrence.
    © João Silva
    950
    Iraq
    Baghdad, August 16, 2004
    Brothers who have just identified the body of a relative at the morgue. The deceased was one of many killed in a suicide bomb attack. Such attacks were and still are a common occurrence.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    951
    Iraq
    Iraq, October 31, 2006. Sergeant Jesse E. Leach drags Lance Corporal Juan Valdez-Castillo (4th Mobile Assault Platoon, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines) to safety, moments after he was shot by a sniper during a joint patrol with the Iraqi Army in Karmah, Anbar Province. Valdez-Castillo survived after being shot in the arm and side.
    © João Silva
    951
    Iraq
    Iraq, October 31, 2006. Sergeant Jesse E. Leach drags Lance Corporal Juan Valdez-Castillo (4th Mobile Assault Platoon, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines) to safety, moments after he was shot by a sniper during a joint patrol with the Iraqi Army in Karmah, Anbar Province. Valdez-Castillo survived after being shot in the arm and side.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    952
    Iraq
    Ramadi, June 30, 2006
    After searching a building in Ramadi for suspected insurgents, US Marines with the 3/8 Weapons Company run through a street filled with green smoke to provide cover from sniper fire.
    © João Silva
    952
    Iraq
    Ramadi, June 30, 2006
    After searching a building in Ramadi for suspected insurgents, US Marines with the 3/8 Weapons Company run through a street filled with green smoke to provide cover from sniper fire.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    953
    Iraq
    Baghdad, January 28, 2005
    An Iraqi man crosses a street in front of a burning vehicle moments before it exploded in the Dora neighborhood, littering the road with unexploded artillery shells. This was the second car bomb in Dora, near a police station that had been the intended target of the first car bomb.
    Callie Shell / Aurora Photos
    953
    Iraq
    Baghdad, January 28, 2005
    An Iraqi man crosses a street in front of a burning vehicle moments before it exploded in the Dora neighborhood, littering the road with unexploded artillery shells. This was the second car bomb in Dora, near a police station that had been the intended target of the first car bomb.
    Callie Shell / Aurora Photos
    07/01/2021

     

  • Iraq
    954
    Iraq
    Baghdad, June 16, 2006
    Iraqi Interior Ministry Commandos inspect the decapitated head of a suicide bomber at the Shia Buratha Mosque after an attack which killed ten or more worshipers during Friday prayers.
    © João Silva
    954
    Iraq
    Baghdad, June 16, 2006
    Iraqi Interior Ministry Commandos inspect the decapitated head of a suicide bomber at the Shia Buratha Mosque after an attack which killed ten or more worshipers during Friday prayers.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    955
    Iraq
    Baghdad, October 9, 2007
    An Iraqi boy peers into a car that was fired on by private security guards when it approached their convoy in the Karada district. Two Christian women were killed, and a third woman and child were injured.
    © João Silva
    955
    Iraq
    Baghdad, October 9, 2007
    An Iraqi boy peers into a car that was fired on by private security guards when it approached their convoy in the Karada district. Two Christian women were killed, and a third woman and child were injured.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    956
    Iraq
    Kurmashia Marsh, February 18, 2004
    An Iraqi marsh Arab on his canoe on the recently flooded Kurmashia marsh (southern Iraq).
    © João Silva
    956
    Iraq
    Kurmashia Marsh, February 18, 2004
    An Iraqi marsh Arab on his canoe on the recently flooded Kurmashia marsh (southern Iraq).
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    957
    Iraq
    Baghdad, October 27, 2003
    A person burns inside a vehicle after a suicide bomber detonated an ambulance filled with explosives outside the ICRC offices and hospital, killing at least fifteen.
    © João Silva
    957
    Iraq
    Baghdad, October 27, 2003
    A person burns inside a vehicle after a suicide bomber detonated an ambulance filled with explosives outside the ICRC offices and hospital, killing at least fifteen.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    958
    Iraq
    Najaf, March 3, 2004
    Body-washer Ali Hadi prepares the body of a victim of a bombing in Baghdad for burial in the holy city of Najaf.
    © João Silva
    958
    Iraq
    Najaf, March 3, 2004
    Body-washer Ali Hadi prepares the body of a victim of a bombing in Baghdad for burial in the holy city of Najaf.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    959
    Iraq
    Iraq, August 30, 2003. A man carrying a coffin towards a vehicle after the funeral of a mother and daughter killed in a car bomb attack outside the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf killing more than eighty, and injuring hundreds.
    © João Silva
    959
    Iraq
    Iraq, August 30, 2003. A man carrying a coffin towards a vehicle after the funeral of a mother and daughter killed in a car bomb attack outside the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf killing more than eighty, and injuring hundreds.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    960
    Iraq
    Najaf, February 1, 2004
    An Iraqi woman weeps at the grave of a relative in the Shia cemetery of the holy city of Najaf. Iraqis visit the graves of their relatives as part of the celebration of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.
    © João Silva
    960
    Iraq
    Najaf, February 1, 2004
    An Iraqi woman weeps at the grave of a relative in the Shia cemetery of the holy city of Najaf. Iraqis visit the graves of their relatives as part of the celebration of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.
    © João Silva

     

  • Iraq
    961
    Iraq
    Najaf, August 22, 2004
    A sniper loyal to Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr fires towards US positions in the cemetery in Najaf during the uprising by Sadr’s militiamen who occupied the holy city.
    © João Silva
    961
    Iraq
    Najaf, August 22, 2004
    A sniper loyal to Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr fires towards US positions in the cemetery in Najaf during the uprising by Sadr’s militiamen who occupied the holy city.
    © João Silva

     

  • South Africa
    962
    South Africa
    Johannesburg, 1993
    A man is attacked by a police dog during riots in downtown Johannesburg after the taxi industry instigated violence that lasted three days and brought the city to a halt.
    © João Silva
    962
    South Africa
    Johannesburg, 1993
    A man is attacked by a police dog during riots in downtown Johannesburg after the taxi industry instigated violence that lasted three days and brought the city to a halt.
    © João Silva

     

  • South Africa
    963
    South Africa
    Phola Park, 1993
    A man removes flesh from the burning corpse of a victim of ongoing violence in Thokoza, east of Johannesburg. Human flesh is used as an ingredient in Muti (traditional medicine) believed by warriors to endow them with special powers.
    © João Silva
    963
    South Africa
    Phola Park, 1993
    A man removes flesh from the burning corpse of a victim of ongoing violence in Thokoza, east of Johannesburg. Human flesh is used as an ingredient in Muti (traditional medicine) believed by warriors to endow them with special powers.
    © João Silva

     

  • South Africa
    964
    South Africa
    Soweto, 1993
    Victims of violence overnight lay across the street in Soweto. No one knows who wrote the sign on the roadside.
    © João Silva
    964
    South Africa
    Soweto, 1993
    Victims of violence overnight lay across the street in Soweto. No one knows who wrote the sign on the roadside.
    © João Silva

     

  • South Africa
    965
    South Africa
    South Africa, 1993. Police struggle to arrest an alleged African National Congress gunman at a political funeral in Ratanda township.
    © João Silva
    965
    South Africa
    South Africa, 1993. Police struggle to arrest an alleged African National Congress gunman at a political funeral in Ratanda township.
    © João Silva

     

  • South Africa
    966
    South Africa
    Bekkersdal Township, west of Johannesburg, February 24, 1994
    Township residents take cover behind a wall during running battles between Inkatha Freedom Party supporters and African National Congress supporters.
    © João Silva
    966
    South Africa
    Bekkersdal Township, west of Johannesburg, February 24, 1994
    Township residents take cover behind a wall during running battles between Inkatha Freedom Party supporters and African National Congress supporters.
    © João Silva

     

  • South Africa
    967
    South Africa
    Johannesburg, March 28, 1994.
    A man with a superficial head wound breaks down and weeps in downtown, outside the African National Congress headquarters where nine Inkatha Freedom Party supporters were killed when gunmen inside the ANC building opened fire.
    © João Silva
    967
    South Africa
    Johannesburg, March 28, 1994.
    A man with a superficial head wound breaks down and weeps in downtown, outside the African National Congress headquarters where nine Inkatha Freedom Party supporters were killed when gunmen inside the ANC building opened fire.
    © João Silva

     

  • South Africa
    968
    South Africa
    Thokoza, April, 1994.
    Self Defense Unit members take cover from gunfire coming from the Inkatha Freedom Party hostel during an attack on the hostel by ANC Self Defense Unit members.
    © João Silva
    968
    South Africa
    Thokoza, April, 1994.
    Self Defense Unit members take cover from gunfire coming from the Inkatha Freedom Party hostel during an attack on the hostel by ANC Self Defense Unit members.
    © João Silva

     

  • South Africa
    969
    South Africa
    Thokoza, April 19, 1994
    ANC Self Defense Unit members attack a hostel where Inkatha Freedom Party supporters launch attacks on the community.
    © João Silva
    969
    South Africa
    Thokoza, April 19, 1994
    ANC Self Defense Unit members attack a hostel where Inkatha Freedom Party supporters launch attacks on the community.
    © João Silva