Index World Press Photo
September 2011 | Edition Fifteen     




A grave in a make-shift cemetery for victims of sectarian killing on the eastern outskirts the poor Shia slums of Sadr city, March 11, 2008. Bodies, shot by Shia Militiamen, are collected from a nearby killing ground called al-Sadda, and buried by locals. The graves are marked by stones, pieces of scrap metal and boxes.

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