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U.S. Holocaust Museum displays graphic photographs of Syrian victims
U.S. Holocaust Museum displays graphic photographs of Syrian victims

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington is displaying a series of graphic images that it believes were taken by a Syrian military photographer assigned to take pictures of the corpses of those who died at the hands of the Syrian government.  Officials at the museum said that the photos went on display starting Wednesday and that the gruesome images were leaked by the photographer, who defected from Syria and smuggled more than 55,000 images out of the country on flash drives and brought them to the museum. A statement on the museum's website says that the current Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad believes the photos to be fake, "but forensic and...

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