In Death, Saddam Fascinates Iraqi Supporters Those who supported Saddam Hussein in Iraq describe him as a martyr and one of the most famous symbols of Arab opposition to the West. His hanging has inspired copycat suicides, plans for a statue and protests throughout the Muslim world.
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In Death, Saddam Fascinates Iraqi Supporters

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In Death, Saddam Fascinates Iraqi Supporters

In Death, Saddam Fascinates Iraqi Supporters

In Death, Saddam Fascinates Iraqi Supporters

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Those who supported Saddam Hussein in Iraq describe him as a martyr and one of the most famous symbols of Arab opposition to the West. His hanging has inspired copycat suicides, plans for a statue and protests throughout the Muslim world.

Poems, songs, and stories praising Saddam and lamenting his death are popping up all over Arab Internet sites. A few mosques in Baghdad announced that an image of his face could be seen on the moon, and people spilled into the streets this week for a glimpse of their former leader in the night skies.

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