PROTESTER THROWS SHOE AT AHMADINEJAD! (Photo)

UPDATE: This looks like a photo from that same protest in Urmia:

Urmia is an Iranian city populated predominantly by ethnic Azerbaijanis.

The regime in Iran supported a “shoe-chucking” infitada back in December after Far Left hero Muntadar al-Zeidi, a supporter of Muqtada al-Sadr, threw his shoes at President Bush.

The regime even held shoe-chucking protests to rouse interest in the sport.

Today they got their wish.

This comes via Legal Insurrection:

The Guardian is reporting that a protestor threw his shoe at Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during a visit to the north-western Iranian city of Urumiye:

An Iranian website, Urumiye News, reported that a shoe was hurled at the president as his convoy drove through a central square. Security guards waded into the crowds but failed to find the culprit.

A hat was also thrown in Ahmadinejad’s direction before his car sped away.

In 2006, ethnic Iranian-Azeris held numerous rallies in the region against the regime in Tehran…
Until government forces started firing on protesters:

Several hundred protesters were killed, beat down or arrested.
This may help explain the shoe incident today.

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