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Palestinians hurl shoes at visiting U.N. chief
CBS News ^
| February 2, 2012
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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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: arabs; gaza; irrelevant; islam
If the shoe fits, throw it!
posted on 02/02/2012 8:41:03 AM PST
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posted on 02/02/2012 8:41:22 AM PST
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Well, that's better than Molontov cocktails...
This is news to me. I didn’t know they could afford shoes.
posted on 02/02/2012 8:44:49 AM PST
by cuban leaf
(Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
To: cuban leaf
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.
posted on 02/02/2012 9:10:01 AM PST
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.
posted on 02/02/2012 11:15:07 AM PST
(Forced diversity causes dissent!)
To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Thanks Oldeconomybuyer, additional:
posted on 02/04/2012 12:42:41 PM PST
(FReep this FReepathon!)
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