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Portraits of a militia

<p>A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, walks with his weapons in village of Zawa, Central African Republic April 8, 2014.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, walks with his weapons in village of Zawa, Central African Republic April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, walks with his weapons in village of Zawa, Central African Republic April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A female member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrols with other militiamen outside village of Zawa April 8, 2014. 
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A female member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrols with other militiamen outside village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A female member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrols with other militiamen outside village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A masked female member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, holds a machete as she sits in a village of Zawa April 8, 2014. 
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A masked female member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, holds a machete as she sits in a village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A masked female member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, holds a machete as she sits in a village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, looks on in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, looks on in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, looks on in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, stands during a patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, stands during a patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, stands during a patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, poses with his machete in village of Zawa April 8, 2014. 
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, poses with his machete in village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, poses with his machete in village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. 
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Anti-balakas, Christian militias, look on before they begin their patrol in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. 
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Anti-balakas, Christian militias, look on before they begin their patrol in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Anti-balakas, Christian militias, look on before they begin their patrol in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, gestures with his machetes in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. 
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, gestures with his machetes in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, gestures with his machetes in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. 
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A masked member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, adjusts the scarf of his female comrade before they patrol the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. 
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A masked member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, adjusts the scarf of his female comrade before they patrol the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A masked member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, adjusts the scarf of his female comrade before they patrol the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrols outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. 
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrols outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrols outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. 
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. 
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

Members of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, patrol outside the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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<p>A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, walks with his weapons in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014.  REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic</p>

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, walks with his weapons in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

A member of the anti-balaka, a Christian militia, walks with his weapons in the village of Zawa April 8, 2014. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic

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