Throwing Shoes for Protest Throwing Shoes for Protest
ReadOasis Step 2 In recent times, shoe throwing has become an international form of protest. On Monday, February 2, 2009, a young man threw... Throwing Shoes for Protest

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In recent times, shoe throwing has become an international form of protest. On Monday, February 2, 2009, a young man threw a shoe at Wen Jiabao, the Prime Minister of China. The event took place at Cambridge University in the UK. The young man was arrested by the police. And he was charged with the crime of "public order offenses."

In December 2008, an Iraqi reporter threw his shoes at US President George Bush. This event happened at a press conference in Baghdad. Bush was mak...

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