KONO, SIERRA LEONE-OCTOBER 2003: A 12 year old former "bush-wife" sex-slave of the rebel group the R.U.F. This girl was taken from her village at 10 years old and forced into sexual servitude by the rebels. When she attempted to escape they used battery acid to burn off her breast as an example to the other slaves. PHOTO BY BRENT STIRTON/GETTY IMAGES.

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE, MARCH 2003: A male amputee victim of the R.U.F rebels stands with his wife and 3 children. His hands were removed as part of a terror campaign against the civilian population by the rebels. PHOTO BY BRENT STIRTON/GETTY IMAGES

 KONO, SIERRA LEONE-OCTOBER 2003: A 12 year old former "bush-wife" sex-slave of the rebel group the R.U.F.  This girl was taken from her village at 10 years old and forced into sexual servitude by the rebels. When she attempted to escape they used battery acid to burn off her breast as an example to the other slaves. PHOTO BY BRENT STIRTON/GETTY IMAGES.
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 FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE, MARCH 2003: A male amputee victim of the R.U.F rebels stands with his wife and 3 children. His hands were removed as part of a terror campaign against the civilian population by the rebels. PHOTO BY BRENT STIRTON/GETTY IMAGES
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KONO, SIERRA LEONE-OCTOBER 2003: A 12 year old former "bush-wife" sex-slave of the rebel group the R.U.F. This girl was taken from her village at 10 years old and forced into sexual servitude by the rebels. When she attempted to escape they used battery acid to burn off her breast as an example to the other slaves. PHOTO BY BRENT STIRTON/GETTY IMAGES.

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE, MARCH 2003: A male amputee victim of the R.U.F rebels stands with his wife and 3 children. His hands were removed as part of a terror campaign against the civilian population by the rebels. PHOTO BY BRENT STIRTON/GETTY IMAGES

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