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SIGN THE PETITION: Stand in solidarity with the Shoe Thrower

http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/424/signUp.jsp?key=3909

Your signatures will be delivered to the Iraqi Embassy this week!

We understand and sympathize with the sentiment expressed in the action of Iraqi journalist Muntader al-Zaidi, who hurled his shoes at President Bush, shouting, "This is for the widows and orphans and all those killed in Iraq." We, too, feel for the widows and orphans and all those killed in Iraq, thanks to the policies of the Bush administration.

It's outrageous that al-Zaidi could get two years in prison for insulting George Bush, who is directly responsible for the deaths of 1.5 million Iraqis and 4,200 U.S. troops, and for the displacement of 5 million Iraqis. The one who should be in jail is Bush, not Muntader al-Zaidi.

We call on the Iraqi government to immediately release al-Zaidi without charges.

Sign the petition here: http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/424/signUp.jsp?key=3909

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