On the second anniversary of the execution of ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein, and in coordination with the Iraqi community in Cairo, five Egyptian political parties called for commemorating the late president. After quoting Al Youm 7 newspaper, An Egyptian wrote:
Believe it or not they want to honor a psycho terrorist assassin like Saddam who thought of himself as a kind of prophet or a god. Imagine if one day one of these parties ruled Egypt, how are they going to rule? For sure their regime will follow the footsteps of Saddam – "the patriot hero" as they call him. What will other nations think of us when they read such a news? Where is state security police? Why didn't they arrest them? Guess whom these parties hate? They hate president Mubarak. Mr. president I wish you longer years of ruling, you are much much better.
Voice of Egypt also commented on the same event saying: