A mysterious station called ‘Saddam TV’ began broadcasting on the first day of Eid al-Adha, which is also the anniversary of his 2006 execution. Broadcasting from an unknown place, Latifa TV channel started airing Saddam Husain’s different pictures and voice records last Friday.
The so-called Saddam Channel’s first broadcast happened on the first day of Eid al-Adha and the third anniversary of Saddam’s execution according to the Islamic calendar. One of the Saddam pictures shown on the channel aired with a banners says “draw your swords.”
Mohammed Jarboua, An Algerian man in Syria who is claimed to be the channel’s chairman said “the Saddam channel is for Iraqis and other Arabs who long for his rule.” Mr Jarboua also claimed the channel broadcast from Europe, but did not give any details citing the security concerns of the workers.
(Source: World Bulletin)
Update 1 December: This station is reported to have gone off the air after a few days, but according to a spokesman for the station it is expected to return by the weekend following a ‘technology upgrade’.