Iranian students attend Bush shoe protest in Tehran

Iraqi TV journalist became a hero to many when he threw his shoes at Bush during the US president's surprise visit to Iraq on December 14.

Iranian students attend Bush shoe protest in Tehran

Iranian students Wednesday attended a protest in support of the Iraqi TV journalist Muntazer al-Zaidi, in front of the former U.S. embassy in Tehran

They expressed solidarity with imprisoned Iraqi journalist Muntadhar al-Zaidi.



Shouting "Death to America" and "Death to Israel", some 300 students threw their shoes at a student wearing a mask of US President George W. Bush.



Zaidi, 29, became a hero to many when he threw his shoes at Bush during the US president's surprise visit to Iraq on December 14, an action considered a grave insult in the Arab world.

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