Iraqi Shoe-Thrower

  • 0219091352_M_021909_shoethrower01.jpg
    Feb. 19: Supporters and relatives of Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi, who gained cult status for throwing his shoes at former U.S. President George W. Bush, wave as he is taken away from a court in a Humvee in Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Zeidi's attorneys say he has been charged with assaulting a foreign leader, which carries a maximum penalty of 15 years in prison.

    AP
  • 0219091352_M_021909_shoethrower02.jpg
    Feb. 19: Members of the al-Zeidi family attend a meeting held by a committee calling for the release of Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi, who threw his shoes at former President George W. Bush at a news conference in Baghdad last December.

    AP
  • 0219091352_M_021909_shoethrower03.jpg
    Feb. 19: Odei al-Zeidi, center, the brother of Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zeidi, who gained cult status for throwing his shoes at former President George W. Bush, talks to media outside a court as his brother was brought to a hearing, in Baghdad, Iraq.

    AP
  • 1215081035_M_121508_Shoe01.jpg
    Dec. 15: The son of a friend of Iraqi journalist Muntadar al-Zeidi holds his shoes at his apartment in Baghdad, Iraq.

    AP
  • 1215081035_M_121508_Shoe02.jpg
    Dec. 15: This undated portrait made available Dec. 15, 2008 shows Iraqi journalist Muntadar al-Zeidi, who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush during a press conference in Baghdad on Sunday.

    AP
  • 1215081035_M_121508_Shoe03.jpg
    Dec. 15: Um Sa'aad, a sister of Iraqi journalist Muntadar al-Zeidi wails as she holds one of her brother’s shoes at his apartment in Baghdad.

    AP
  • 1215081035_M_121508_Shoe04.jpg
    Dec. 15: Children play with shoes owned by Iraqi journalist Muntadar al-Zeidi outside his Baghdad apartment.

    AP
  • 1215081035_M_121508_Shoe05.jpg
    . 15: A shoe is raised during a protest against President Bush’s visit to Iraq.

    AP
  • 1215081035_M_121508_Shoe06.jpg
    Dec. 15: A shoe is raised during a protest against President Bush's visit to Iraq.

    AP
  • 1215081035_M_121508_Shoe07.jpg
    Dec. 15: A shoe is raised during a protest against President Bush’s visit to Iraq.

    AP

 

 

Advertisement

Slideshows

Close