However, Iraqi leaders are now claiming that the piece is part of the country’s heritage and have threatened to charge Ely with theft unless he hands back the metal.
- SAS Saddam statue: Iraq demands back chunk taken home as trophy (dailymail.co.uk)
- Iraq demands return of piece of Hussein’s statue (foxnews.com)
- Iraq demands return of Saddam Hussein’s arse (go.theregister.com)
- Iraq wants Saddam’s Arse back…. (punjapit.wordpress.com)