Skip to comments.Palestinians hurl shoes at visiting U.N. chief
Posted on 02/02/2012 8:36:52 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
Gaza Strip - Palestinians tried to block the U.N. chief from entering the Gaza Strip and flung shoes at his armored convoy on Thursday, the second day of Ban Ki-moon's mission to the region.
About 40 relatives of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails for a range of violent attacks gathered at the Erez Crossing between Gaza and Israel. Some swung their signs and wooden sticks at Ban's convoy in protest. Three of them threw slippers at his car and another hurled a boot an insulting gesture.
Speaking to reporters, Ban thanked the people of Gaza for their "warm welcome."
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If the shoe fits, throw it!
This is news to me. I didn’t know they could afford shoes.
They can’t. You paid for them via the US taxpayer support of the corrupt UN.
Expect the regime to call for an International Strategic Ballistic Footwear Control Treaty before this activity reaches the (rare) White House press conference.
Two things wrong with this:
1. The Palestinians must be dumber than I thought. Really? Shoes against an armored convoy.
2. It must be time to implement shoe control in the Palestinians areas.
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