compounds victims’ humiliation
Does "The former action compounds victims’ humiliation" refer to the fact that "images of Abu Ghraib not only showed us what inhumane things happened there, but also doubled the humiliation of the victims because of the publication of their images across the world"?
Perhaps one of the most compelling recent links between war, photography, and spectacle were the shocking pictures from Abu Ghraib showing Iraqi prisoners in US-run prisons – printed straight off the Internet and exhibited at the International Center of Photography in New York in October and November 2004. Photos of the returning American dead or soldiers’ hideous injuries do not receive exhibition like this, although that may yet come. The former action compounds victims’ humiliation, the non-action of the latter lessens our anger, and the photographer is complicit in both reactions