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Human pyramid

Posted by ESC on May 22, 2004

In Reply to: Human pyramid posted by al on May 22, 2004

: News references to at least one of the pictures from the Iraqi prison abuse stories repeatedly refer to a "human pyramid". To me it just looks like a heap or pile of five or six bodies. Do you see a "pyramid" in these pictures. Does "human pyramid" mean something more than just a heap of bodies? Did some newswire create "human pyramid" and the phrase just spread?

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