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Muntazer al-Zaidi, Iraq Shoe-Thrower Journalist, Detained For Supporting Protests

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD (Reuters) -An Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at former U.S. President George W. Bush was arrested by security forces in Baghdad Thursd...

Minnesotans for Peace to Throw Shoes at the State of the Union

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

There's probably a creative limit to what one can do with old shoes and snow, and we, the people, are not so foolish as to believe that we can compete with the big money special interests. But we must try.

Iraqi Shoe Thrower Muntazer al-Zaidi Innundated With Offers And Gifts

The Guardian | Martin Chulov in Baghdad and Rory McCarthy in Nablus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Next Monday, when the journalist walks out of prison, his 10 raging seconds, which came to define his country's last six miserable years, are set to t...

Shoes Thrown at Bush Revealed to Have Message on Bottoms

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Camp

Bush Shoe Thrower Sentence Reduced By Court

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's highest court on Tuesday reduced the prison sentence for an Iraqi journalist who hurled his shoes at former President George W....

The Iraqi Shoe-Thrower Should be Pardoned

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

Insulting someone in power is a legitimate form of non-violent resistance. The harm that could be inflicted by a shoe cannot be compared with harm inflicted by an unwarranted occupation that has resulted in the deaths and displacement of millions of Iraqis.

Iraqi who threw shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

AP | HAMZA HENDAWI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A court convicted an Iraqi journalist of assault Thursday for hurling his shoes at George W. Bush and sentenced him to three years in ...

Bush Shoe Thrower: I Wanted To Restore Pride

AP | SINAN SALAHEDDIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at George W. Bush did not apologize as his trial began Thursday, and instead struck a defiant...

Bush Shoe Thrower Goes On Trial For Assault

Reuters | The Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Mr al-Zaidi goes on trial today in Baghdad for assaulting a visiting head of state, which carries a maximum prison term of 15 years. ...

Pardon the Shoe Thrower

Joe Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Lauria

The trial of the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes at President Bush was postponed on Tuesday. They are trying to decide whether to charge him with assaulting or just insulting Bush.

Send America to Rehab

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Ironically, while Bush and Cheney were obsessing over al-Qaida, and searching under every rock in Afghanistan for Osama bin Laden, the real danger to America was at home -- on Wall Street.

Muntadir al-Zaidi and Us

William E. Connolly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William E. Connolly

It is a pity that more American journalists have not appreciated the heroism of Muntadir al-Zaidi, the way he spoke for us as well as for them when he threw his shoes at Bush.

Throw Us Your Shoes (in Pictures)

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bob Ostertag

The world wide eruption of support for shoe-throwing Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi continues. Demonstrations throughout the Middle East. All kin...

A Hard Day at the Office

Carolita Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carolita Johnson

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Shoe Fetishism...The Arab Way!

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

If our journalists in the Arab world were as good at investigating and writing stories as they were in shoe tossing, we would have perhaps uncovered a whole series of Abu Ghraibs or even more horrific stories.

Jason Linkins

Bush Shoe Thrower: Press Asserts al-Zaidi Had Saddam, Baathist Connections

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It seems to be emerging as an accepted fact that the reporter who threw both his shoes at Bush this weekend had specific ideological connections to Saddam Hussein and/or the Ba'ath Party.

Throw My Shoes Too!

Bob Ostertag | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Ostertag

In support of Mr. al-Zeidi, I urge you to go to Throw My Shoes Too! and put up a picture of your own.

Bush Attacked By Shoe-Hurling Iraqi Journalist (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Here is slow-motion video of Iraqi journalist Muthathar al Zaidi throwing his shoes at President Bush on Sunday during a joint news conference Bush wa...

Bush's Solecisms in Iraq

Jacob Heilbrunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacob Heilbrunn

Not since Soviet premier Khruschev took off his shoe and pounded it at the United Nations has anyone had the effect that an Iraqi journalist did when he hurled both his shoes at President Bush.

Bush: Not a Shoe-in in Iraq

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

President Bush, you are not only unpopular in the United States, but also in many other countries. How did you expect to be received in Iraq of all places? It's no surprise a reporter threw his shoe at you.

Iraqi Throws Shoes At Bush During Press Conference (VIDEO)(SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE at 9:40PM - SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO AND SLIDESHOW: Shoe-throwing Iraqi journalist Muntadar al-Zaidi, a reporter with Cairo-based network Al Bagh...