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Iraqi who threw shoes at Bush released from jail

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Ahmed Rasheed
Tuesday, Sept 15th, 2009

An Iraqi reporter who shot to worldwide fame when he hurled his shoes at then U.S. President George W. Bush was released from prison on Tuesday.

Muntazer al-Zaidi, whose act during a news conference last December chimed with the feelings of many Iraqis towards the former U.S. leader, was met outside the jail by parliamentarians who support his case, brother Uday al-Zaidi said.

Zaidi was sentenced to three years in jail for assaulting a visiting head of state, but his sentence was later reduced to one year.

“Today I am free again but my home is still a prison,” he told reporters shortly after his release, a swipe at the continued U.S. military presence in Iraq six and half years after the invasion to oust Saddam Hussein.

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