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Old 03-12-2009, 12:11 PM   #1
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Default The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

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Iraq court jails Bush shoe-thrower for three years

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BAGHDAD (AFP) — The Iraqi journalist who shot to fame for hurling his shoes at former US president George W. Bush was jailed for three years on Thursday, stirring outrage from his family and supporters.

Television reporter Muntazer al-Zaidi, 30, had pleaded not guilty at the Iraq Central Criminal Court to assaulting Bush during his farewell visit to Iraq last December.

"He was sentenced to three years in jail," defence lawyer Yahia Attabi said outside the Baghdad court.

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This noble and brave hero has been imprisoned. What a sad day.

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Old 03-12-2009, 12:18 PM   #2
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

to be honest 3 years aint bad.... I wouldnt want to do it, but I thought they'd be alot more harsh
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Old 03-12-2009, 12:21 PM   #3
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

would he have got 25 to life if he tossed them at obama?
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Old 03-12-2009, 12:37 PM   #4
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

Considering the Arab world, he's lucky he didn't have any body parts cut off.
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Old 03-12-2009, 12:44 PM   #5
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

Whenever I saw that, to even now, I can't help but thinking of Eddie Murphy - Delirious. When he's impersonating his stepdad and his mom throws the shoe and he ducks and goes "You missed me *****!"

I can only hope that's what Bush actually did. Maybe even called dude's wife a Bigfoot.
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Old 03-12-2009, 02:01 PM   #6
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

Sware all of Iraq should get together and all donate 1 hour of their time to take place of his jail time. If enough people gave up 1 hour to go sit in a jail cell, they should free this man.


HE IS A FRIGGIN HERO! :)
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Old 03-12-2009, 02:02 PM   #7
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

Funny that it was someone from Iraq that did it and nobody ever from America ever did it.

Iraq > America
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Old 03-12-2009, 02:03 PM   #8
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

such a harsh penalty. i think the guy saw an assassin behind bush and he was just trying to defend him the best way he knew how to.
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Old 03-12-2009, 02:04 PM   #9
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

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Considering the Arab world, he's lucky he didn't have any body parts cut off.

Really? I would've thought that considering the Arab world, he would've been treated like a hero.

^^ What, you mean the guy next to Bush at the time?
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Old 03-12-2009, 02:13 PM   #10
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

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Sware all of Iraq should get together and all donate 1 hour of their time to take place of his jail time. If enough people gave up 1 hour to go sit in a jail cell, they should free this man.


HE IS A FRIGGIN HERO! :)
whats that mean?
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Old 03-12-2009, 04:30 PM   #11
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

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Funny that it was someone from Iraq that did it and nobody ever from America ever did it.

Iraq > America

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Old 03-12-2009, 04:34 PM   #12
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

He would of gotten off easily if he only thrown one shoe.
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Old 03-12-2009, 04:41 PM   #13
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Its great to live in a country where you have a right to praise that guy for throwing shoes at bush.
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Old 03-12-2009, 04:43 PM   #14
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Wow....3 years for throwing two shoes at the president and missing.
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Old 03-12-2009, 05:05 PM   #15
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Default Re: The guy who threw his shoes at Bush jailed for 3 years

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