Iraqi shoe-thrower’s release delayed
14 Sep 09

The release of journalist Muntazer al Zaidi, who was due to be freed on 14 September, has been postponed for at least one day. Al Zaidi was jailed after throwing a shoe at former American president George Bush during a press conference.

According to al Zaidi’s brother Vergam, officials claim that his papers have not yet been finished. There are concerns over the journalist’s health after family members revealed that prison guards have been harassing him.
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