Eloquent shoe-thrower, Al-Zeidi, to be released early!

As journalist and Iraqi citizen Muntadhar al-Zeidi threw his shoe towards President Bush, standing at a podium in Iraq, Muntadhar said, “This is from the widows, the orphans and those who were killed in Iraq.”

(excerpt from) The LA Times
Iraqi shoe thrower to be released early

The lawyer for Muntadhar al-Zeidi, who became a folk hero in the Arab world for his act of defiance toward Bush, says his sentence was reduced for good behavior…will be released next month after his sentence was reduced for good behavior, his lawyer said today.

One Response

  1. While we dissagree on the act, there is no good reason to keep him in jail, so this is good news.

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