There's a street in the Garwol-dong neighborhood lined with shops selling handcrafted prosthetic arms, legs, toes, fingers, eyes, breasts, lips, and every other body part imaginable.
Earlier this year, Bosnia experienced massive flooding, and as a result land mines that had been dormant for almost two decades slid into towns, disguised under a layer of wet, dark earth.
An estimated 120,000 landmines still litter the Bosnian countryside since the end of the war there in 1995, making daily life a challenge for hundreds of thousands of people.
Which is a tragedy, because getting rid of things that explode people indiscriminately should be one of the world's more uncontroversial aid projects.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, was founded five decades ago years ago as a Marxist people's army fighting against capitalist imperialism and Colombia's often-brutal government. In order to secure their dwindling territory and lucrati…
It's four in the morning on my 38th birthday, and I am staring up at the thatched roof of a small jungle clinic in Karen State of eastern Burma, the home of the world's longest-running armed conflict—a 63-year civil war between the Burmese army and the et…
If the thought of landmines evoke images of war-torn death-scapes, Brett Van Ort has some photographs you should see.