Iraqi shoe-thrower wants to flee to Switzerland


This video is called Iraqi Shoe Thrower on Trial.

From British daily The Guardian:

Shoe-throwing Iraqi journalist to seek asylum in Switzerland

Muntadhar al-Zeidi remains in detention after his outburst at Bush

Monday 19 January 2009

A Swiss lawyer working on behalf of the Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at the US president, George Bush, said today his client would seek political asylum in Switzerland.

Geneva-based lawyer Mauro Poggia said Muntadhar al-Zeidi‘s life was in danger if he stayed in Iraq.

USA: a $722 million contract to rebuild Iraq’s oil and gas production facilities was marked by multiple changes, cost overruns, failure to meet schedules and lack of oversight, according to a new inspector general’s report: here.

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