DRC 2009 © Julie Remy
He had seen two men killed while trying to escape. But one day, taking advantage of a skirmish between his kidnappers and the army, Michel managed to get away. “I lay down on the ground. When the soldiers came, I came out of my hiding place and followed them to the village. When I came out of the bush, people were scared of me. I told them not to be afraid and finally they took me in.”