Simon Townsley/Panos Pictures

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Four men, prisoners of a village self-defence force (Koglweogo or bush guardians), chained to a tree in the village of Poessin near Ouagadougou.

Once considered 'safe', Burkina Faso (meaning 'land of the upright man') is suffering from increasing instability as a result of attacks from jihadist groups now active in the country.

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Simon Townsley/Panos Pictures
City
Ouagadougou
Country
Burkina Faso
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5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
4.7 MB size on disk
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