THE SHOE AS A POLITICAL WEAPON | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


THE SHOE AS A POLITICAL WEAPON

The first instance of a shoe being used to make a point, that I recall, was when then Premier Nikita Khrushchev of the Soviet Union banged his shoe on the podium at the United Nations. It was a bang heard around the world. His point was made….

The second more recent incident was the shoe that was thrown at President Bush in Iraq last week….

Today, in Bil’in, shoes were carried by protesters during the weekly anti apartheid demonstration. It happened in Palestine so you most probably won’t be reading about it in your local press…. but here is a report of the sitution…

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