I am taken to meet two boys called "Kamajohs" who are volunteer fighters for the Civil Defense Force in Moyamba. Kamajohs are traditional hunters, and they are fighting on the side of ECOMOG, the African Peacekeeping Force to defend their villages against the RUF rebels.
Amara Kanneh, 8, (above) has been fighting for two years, or, as he says, "defending the sovereignty."
|Alpha Kanneh, 15, (above) has been
fighting for four years. During one battle with the RUF rebels, he fought
for three days and killed more rebels han he could count.
As I was photographing, a man said to me "These ones, be afraid of them, they are dangerous because they don't fear anything and have no second thoughts about killing. They have no wives or children and their purpose is to fight.
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