War Images As Evidence in War Trials

Powerful story and images – posting so I remember it.

Ron Haviv’s Bosnian War Images As Evidence in War Trials – NYTimes.com.

“The photographs really didn’t have any of the effect that I had hoped they would,” said Mr. Haviv, who was put on a death list by Arkan. “I was hoping to prevent the war. And of course, there was no reaction. The war started, 100,000 to 200,000 people were killed on all sides and several million more became refugees – which led to the war in Kosovo.”

While the images did not stop the Bosnian ethnic cleansing, his photos have had another life: as evidence used by investigators and prosecutors