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2. Atrocity photographs
Atrocity photographs are not specifically covered in the forum rules. The policy here is, if the photos are "graphic," the contributor should post a link to the photographs, rather than the photographs themselves, so that the other viewers have a choice as to whether or not to take a look.
That leaves us with the question of what is "graphic." This is apparently discretionary with the moderator/host. Here's my view on it:
I don't care who is supposed to have committed the atrocities in the photographs. Whether the subject matter is Nazi, communist, ethnic, regional, racial, religious or any other type of atrocity, links and descriptions should be posted for the following classes of photographs and illustrations:
(a) Mutilated persons, alive or dead;
(b) Severed body parts, insufficient in themselves to constitute a person; and
(c) Dead persons who are not only dead, but who clearly appear to be the worse for wear.
There are specialty sites which cater to necro-voyeurs, but this isn't one of them. In case of doubt, ask first via private message.
Noncomplying posts will be deleted without warning.
I think though it gets across the total brutality of war which
Esa K wrote:In this book: Suomi sodassa : Talvi- ja jatkosodan tärkeät päivät. Helsinki 1982, theres a short text about the destruction of the 1. Partisan Brigade, and it´s there I have found the mention about cannibalism in the brigade, but theres just one line about it, it goes something like this in English: "In the path of the partisans was found those who had starved to death, cannibalism and wounded that had been drowned in a small lake..."
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