Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Al-Jazeera Video: Al-Zeidi defends shoe-throwing - 15 Sep 09

"Muntadhar al-Zeidi, the Iraqi journalist who threw his shoes in December last year at George Bush, then US president, has been released from jail to a hero's welcome.

As a TV journalist, al-Zeidi had reported on the suffering of the Iraqi people following the US-led invasion in 2003.

He said on Tuesday that the shoe-throwing was a protest against the humiliating occupation of his homeland by US troops......"

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