Skip to comments.Shoe-Thrower Interrupts Norway Massacre Trial
Posted on 05/12/2012 12:16:46 AM PDT by nickcarraway
An Iraqi man whose brother was killed in Norways worst peacetime massacre hurled a shoe at the confessed killer and urged him to go to hell in a rare outburst Friday that briefly interrupted the terror trial of Anders Behring Breivik.
The incident was the first display of anger inside the normally subdued court room where the far-right fanatic is being tried for the bomb-and-shooting attacks that left 77 people dead on July 22.
Hayder Mustafa Qasim, 20, traveled to Norway from Baghdad this week to attend the proceedings against Breivik in Oslos district court, his lawyer, Kari Nessa Nordtun, told The Associated Press.
His brother Karar Mustafa Qasim, a 19-year-old who had moved to Norway as an asylum-seeker, was among the victims of Breiviks shooting rampage at a youth camp, Nordtun said.
I took off my shoe, got up, shouted at the killer, got eye contact with him and threw the shoe, Qasim was quoted as saying by the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten.
He was alone in Norway, without family, Qasim said of his brother. The killer took his life. And he ruined the life for me and the family. I have traveled from Iraq to Norway to be in court. And it has made an enormous impression on me.
Throwing of shoes to insult someone has long been a form of protest in many countries, but the practice gained widespread attention when an Iraqi threw his shoes at then-U.S. President George W. Bush at a televised news conference in Baghdad in 2008 during the Iraq war.
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He’s just upset it puts him next in line for the family bomb vest...
"Who throws a shoe? Honestly! You fight like a woman!"
Sign up the GOP for shoe throwing 101....non o that wimpy “sitting next to my friend from across the aisle” at the next report to the nation.
I don't recall any shoe throwing on 911!
Further comments about isSLIME withheld to prevent banning, and a visit from uncle Slammi.
Ha...try this on for size (no pun intended)
AUGUSTA, Ga. Authorities say an Augusta woman has been charged with murder after prosecutors said she struck her boyfriend in the head with a stiletto heel, killing him.
“far right fanatic” who is still far left by US standards
She's so good with her stiletto.