Laid Off Textile Worker Threw Shoes at Ahmadinejad

HRANA News Agency – During a ceremony held to honor Ali Kerdan, Iran’s former Secretary of State, a group of workers from Mazandaran Textile Company interrupted  the gathering before hurling a shoe at President Ahmadinejad.

A laid off worker identified as Rashid Sh. managed to reach the front row and threw a shoe at President Ahmadinejad before shouting in protest against problems faced by Iranian workers.

Rashid Sh. was then wrestled to the ground by security personnel and hauled away.  It has been reported that Rashid Sh. also threw eggs at Iran’s former President Mohammad Khatami while he was in office.

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