BBC NEWS | Middle East | Shoe thrower 'beaten in custody'
Muntadar al-Zaidi has allegedly suffered a broken arm, broken ribs and internal bleeding, his older brother, Dargham, told the BBC....
...Mr Zaidi threw his shoes at Mr Bush at a news conference, calling him "a dog".
....A spokesperson for the Iraqi military says the journalist is in good health and said the allegations were untrue.
If the allegations are true it is distressing and is quite an indication of the way "democracy" and "human rights" have been brought to Iraq.