the cost of war

this graphic displays 200,000 civilian deaths documented by iraq body count during the iraq conflict over 2003–17. less than 15,000 of those civilians could be identified : even fewer, named.

each box ( ) represents a violent incident during the conflict ; each pixelʼs width ( ) represents one killed civilian. you can select a box to view the incidentʼs details (like: date, location and civilian names).


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