Top 10 shanzhai phenomena in 2009

By Hou Qi (chinadaily.com.cn)
Updated: 2010-01-11 11:49
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9. Muntazer al-Zaidi – Bush shoe-thrower on the receiving end of a similar footwear attack

Top 10 shanzhai phenomena in 2009
Muntazer al-Zaidi (R) reacts as a shoe is thrown at him during
a news conference in Paris December 1, 2009 in this video
grab obtained December 2, 2009.[Agencies]
 

The Iraqi reporter Muntazer al-Zaidi, imprisoned for throwing his shoes at visiting U.S. President George W. Bush, found himself on the receiving end of a similar footwear attack December 1 in Paris from an Iraqi fellow citizen. Al-Zaidi’s attempt to hit Bush with his shoes has been copied around the world; ironically, now he himself is one of the victims.