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Saturday, January 06, 2007

NY Times: Images Of Hanging Make Hussein A Martyr To Many...

The New York Times HASSAN M. FATTAH January 5, 2007 09:12 PM

In the week since Saddam Hussein was hanged in an execution steeped in sectarian overtones, his public image in the Arab world, formerly that of a convicted dictator, has undergone a resurgence of admiration and awe.

On the streets, in newspapers and over the Internet, Mr. Hussein has emerged as a Sunni Arab hero who stood calm and composed as his Shiite executioners tormented and abused him.



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