Story and Graphic Video posted by the Washington Post [March 31, 2004]
"Four civilian contractors were killed in the Iraqi city of Fallujah Wednesday in an attack that left their vehicles in flames, and afterwards at least three of the burned bodies were mutilated, dragged through the streets and suspended from a bridge while a group of Iraqis danced in the streets."
[9 Killed in Separate Attacks in Iraq"]
[Deeply disturbing images of the event can be found at The Memory Hole.com. Photo: Karim Sahib-AFP]
Typically we see atrocity photos reproduced as small, fuzzy pictures in newsprint or on the computer screen. Below is a link to a large-scale image that has been used in debates about which images to publish. Does the vivid sense of "being there" produced by scale, detail and the like change the meaning of a picture?
[Altert: This is perhaps the most disturbing image on this site—a charred body of an American contractor hanging from a rope on a bridge while the crowd below celebrates.]