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Jewish organization pledges to take Argentina/Iran accord to the Supreme Court

Thursday, February 28th 2013 - 18:27 UTC
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Argentina’s AMIA Jewish Community Centre President, Guillermo Borger, harshly criticized the approval of the Argentina-Iran accord, which occurred Thursday early morning after nearly 20 hours of debate, and warned that the institution analyzes resorting to court to stop it. Read full article

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  • reality check

    Don't waste your time. Your courts are controlled by your government and you know it!

    Feb 28th, 2013 - 06:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Trunce

    Iran and Argentina indulging in mutual fellatio.

    But hey-ho, a friend in need, is a friend indeed.

    Feb 28th, 2013 - 08:16 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    The Jews in Argentina did not expect justice surely?

    The land of the Nazis provide a strange refuge for these people and I wonder if there is an ulterior reason for them going there after WW2.

    Feb 28th, 2013 - 08:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    wast of time,
    CFK will not listen and will not care,
    her way or the highway.

    everything else is a pain to her .

    Feb 28th, 2013 - 09:12 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Musky

    @3 ChrisR
    Argentina stopped Jewish immigration in 1938, not sure when it started again.

    Iranian government and hardliners are not the kind of people to cosy up with. Argentina is playing with fire.

    Feb 28th, 2013 - 09:30 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • briton

    And she will get her fingers badly burnt.

    Feb 28th, 2013 - 09:38 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Simon68

    1 reality check (#)
    Feb 28th, 2013 - 06:49 pm

    Actually, RC, the Supreme Court is maintaining its independence from the other state institutions. This is why CFK is calling for “democritzación de la justicia” (judicial demoratization), which of course is a euphemism for bringing the judiciary to heel!!!!!

    3 ChrisR (#)
    Feb 28th, 2013 - 08:49 pm

    As Musky states @5, Jewish immigration en masse stopped (by law) in 1938, by which time we had the largest Jewish community in South America. Up until 1938 Argentina was a non anti-semetic destination for European Jews, the change to anti-semetism came pretty well over night and still exists today.
    However Jews still make up a large minority of Argentine voters!!!!!

    The love-in with Iran is going to hurt our foreign relations with the real world even more than CFK and Timerman's previous efforts!!!!!

    Mar 01st, 2013 - 03:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ChrisR

    @5Musky & @7 Simon68

    Thank you both for the insight. I must admit I thought it strange the Jews would come after WW2.

    Mar 01st, 2013 - 04:20 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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