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Warning: Graphic Photos: Anger over US Forces posting photos of Iraqi war dead on Internet

Anger over Iraqi war dead on Internet
January 27, 2005 - THE US Defence Department has been asked to investigate a website being used by American soldiers to post grisly pictures of Iraqi war dead.

The site which has been operating for more than a year, describes itself as "an online archive of soldiers' photos".

Dozens of pictures of decapitated and limbless bodies are featured on the site with tasteless captions, purportedly sent in by soldiers.

Captions include "plastic surgery needed", "road kill" and "I said dead".

Australian expat Iraqis, most of whom supported the overthrow of Saddam Hussein, have been angered by the website and called on the US government to ensure it was taken down.

US President George Bush in 2003 demanded the Iraqi military not release photographs of US war prisoners for publication and the Pentagon has banned publication of pictures of coffins containing US war dead being transported back to America.

Australian Iraqi Forum president Dr Riadh al-Mahaidi said: "It is abhorrent to see gruesome pictures of dead bodies in Iraq posted on this offending website.

"It is no less cruel and sickening than web postings by terrorist groups of decapitated bodies of kidnapped victims."

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another one 28.Jan.2005 11:53

ashamed american

well, here is another website with graphich images of slaughtered iraqi's with disgustingly sick and twisted captions.

 http://www.undermars.com/gallery53.html

this is an outrage that needs to be dealt with swiftly!

let it be known 28.Jan.2005 12:29

ignorant not

let the truth be known.

its not pretty to accept responsibility for our action.

these pic should be on the daily news.

war is grusome and should be outlawed

Dear WarMonger Monitors. 28.Jan.2005 13:08

Bird Dog

Try standing in front of a mirror for about ten minutes in silence and think about what you believe!

Are you ashamed of the fact that people like you are responsible for these crimes against people?

Of course not, you are only ashamed that your laundry is being hung out for all to see!

Then when the truth is shown you always resort to pointing the finger at others and crying un-American to the people who have the guts to try and put a stop to the bloodshed.

Take your blinders off and stop being used as a mule for evil!

You will be amazed at what you can learn when you have an open mind not full of hate!

it should be required 28.Jan.2005 19:08

nobody

These should be posted on every church door so the idiot sheep walking in can see what they so love to smuggly wipe off as god's will. Then let them claim Bush is a christian.

In Your Face 30.Jan.2005 00:06

support the troops

At a minimum, wheat pasted, incrementally, on every surface available, in odd, unexpected as well as high traffic areas, indoors and outside--certainly all leading up to the 2nd anny of the invasion/occupation.

Get this stuff printed far and wide. No need for words or copy--just a photocopy here, another one there, small ones, large ones. It likely won't stop the war, but should fragment and subvert--invoke infighting--among the junta's backers. Send them in letters to your "representatives" and other hacks in the imperial establishment--no message, just a photo.

Get 'em outa there and back home!

Shut the empire down!

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