-Hammorabi (Iraqi blogger)
"Personally I have mixed feelings about this execution. To start with, if the punishment for murder is to be death, according to the Law in many lands, including that of the U.S.A., and in accordance with the writ of the Great religions; then Saddam deserves at least a million or so executions. His guilt is as clear as sunlight."
-Messopotamian (Iraqi blogger)
"I drive trucks in the Marine Corps and travel very often. I've been a lot of places in Iraq. I just got back last night from Ramadi. We were working with Kuwaiti forensic scientists. We dug up bodies that were killed by Saddam. It was all to bring Saddam down. The mission was a success and I'm proud to be a part of History. I hope that man goes down. He killed a lot of innocent folks."
-Letter from a 20 year old Marine penpal
These are some of the thousands of pictures of the mass graves in Iraq. When we heard that today would be the day of Saddam Hussein's execution, I went back and looked at them, lest I feel pity for this heinous man. In them, you see a woman grieving over the remains of family members found in mass graves - she lost five members of her family, including her husband, son and three nephews. You will also see the clothing of a small child. The pictures are graphic and brutal - the nature of Saddam.
For more information see the USAID report and
for more pictures see the Mass Graves site.