A young Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) soldier accused of looting and murder is bound to a telegraph pole before facing the firing squad. A percentage of soldiers belonging to all factions in the Liberian Civil War were involved in violations of law, some justifying their unlawful acts saying they were merely seizing what had been promised to them by unscrupulous recruiters. Many child fighters were forcibly conscripted by government forces with the lure of rich rewards. (Photo by Patrick ROBERT/Sygma via Getty Images)