Jamal Penjweny is based in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan. His series Saddam Is Here reflects a truth many outside of Iraq are unaware of, or choose to ignore.
"They support him, they cheered him up, they beautified his cruelty and crimes and they simply put him in power to be a godfather of Iraq for good, but his execution order took place a few years ago. Saddam is here. Iraqi society can not forget him even after his death because some of us still love him and the rest are still afraid of him. People who love him say, because he was handsome, powerful and aggressive. Saddam in the meantime was generous and cruel, he was a good father and he was a criminal. He made Iraqi people to kill and to be killed in the same time. His shadow is still following Iraqi society everywhere."