Shoe Throwing Journalist Gets 3 Year Sentence

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March 12, 2009 BBC

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Iraqi journalist jailed for Bush shoe attack – 12 Mar 09

AlJazeeraEnglish

The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at George Bush, the former US president, has been sentenced to three years in jail.

His defence lawyer says Muntadher al-Zaidi was making a legitimate protest against the occupation and should never have been treated as a criminal.

Al-Zaidi’s action drew praise and condemnation, both inside and outside Iraq. Al Jazeera’s Omar al-Saleh reports.

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5 thoughts on “Shoe Throwing Journalist Gets 3 Year Sentence

    • Isn’t that the truth? I would have thought the Iraqi people would be protesting this harsh sentence considering what the policies of this man (Bush) and his admin have done to totally ruin Iraq.

  1. G.W. gets a Library, security, pension, health-care, and sadly Freedom.
    He may of only been the boob, but he was the Head Boob.
    “How the mighty fall.”[un-known]

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