Why a shoe?
Being smacked with a shoe is a high form of insult in the Arab world. Recall the footage of the Iraqi man taking off his shoe and smacking Sadaam's portrait with it.
I guess it comes from the days when shoes could be expected to be encrusted with camel and goat dung.
posted on 07/18/2003 9:31:39 AM PDT
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A French story in French Newspaper " Liberation " which proves that Ms. Kazemi was beaten by a shoe.
That shoe belonged to the Attorney General of the district of Tehran, Mr. Mortazavi.
(((( Is it possible to see such people in a criminal court one day ?))))............Amen!
Perhaps an esoteric question: Is a left shoe worse than a right shoe?
posted on 07/18/2003 10:20:55 AM PDT
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