Re: Iraqi reporter throws shoes at Bush, calls him dog
- he throws the shoes bush throws Rockets
-- In Hindraf@yahoogroups.com, r r <alternatif2007@...> wrote:
>George W. Bush a "dog" in Arabic on Sunday and threw his shoes at him
> Iraqi reporter throws shoes at Bush, calls him dog
> Sun Dec 14, 12:57 pm ET
> BAGHDAD (Reuters) An Iraqi reporter called visiting U.S. President
during a news conference in Baghdad.
> Iraqi security officers and U.S. secret service agents leapt at theman and dragged him struggling and screaming out of the room where
Bush was giving a news conference with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri
> The shoes missed their target about 15 feet away. One sailed overBush's head as he stood next to Maliki and smacked into the wall
behind him. Bush smiled uncomfortably and Maliki looked strained.
> "It doesn't bother me," Bush said, urging everyone to calm down as aruckus broke out in the conference room.
> When asked about the incident shortly after, Bush made light of it."I didn't feel the least threatened by it," he said.
> Other Iraqi journalists apologized on behalf of their colleague, atelevision journalist.
> Bush arrived in Baghdad earlier Sunday on a farewell visit before heleaves office in January. The U.S.-led invasion in 2003 to topple
Saddam Hussein triggered years of sectarian bloodshed and insurgency
in Iraq, killing tens of thousands.
> (Reporting by Matt Spetalnick; Writing by Michael Christie; Editingby Elizabeth Piper)
>no rights, so it is hardly surprising that prison guards treat them as
> Those held under the ISA are defined as a group that has virtually
less than human.
>resort, based on force.
> Brad Adams, executive director of Human Rights Watch's Asia Division.
> I regard class differences as contrary to justice and, in the last
> Albert Einstein