The public record of violent deaths following the 2003 invasion of Iraq
- War's Moral Chaos
- Iraq in 2015 6 Jul 2015
- Remembering the dead
- Names, memorials and what is lost 20 Mar 2015
- Iraq 2014: Civilian deaths almost doubling year on year
- The language and actions of states and non-states
- The Casualties of Support
- IBC's response to General Sir Mike Jackson
- Earlier analysis from IBC…
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- About the IBC project
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- Reference: Resources, Announcements, Press releases
Iraq Body Count maintains the world’s largest public database of violent civilian deaths since the 2003 invasion, as well as separate running total which includes combatants.
IBC's data is drawn from cross-checked media reports, hospital, morgue, NGO and official figures or records (see About IBC). You can contribute to IBC's work in several ways, including with a donation.
Key IBC publications
- Civilian deaths in “noble” Iraq mission pass 10,000
- A Dossier on Civilian Casualties in Iraq 2003-2005
- Post-surge violence: its extent and nature
- How can the utility of press reports be assessed?
- How has IBC been used by others?
“We don’t do body counts”General Tommy Franks
Iraq Body Count
Friday 31 July: 60 killed.
Anbar: 46 killed in air strikes by coalition or Iraqi forces.
Thursday 30 July: 39 killed
Mosul: 30 executed found in mass grave; 1 electoral employee executed.