Argentina is preparing for the so called “Silence March” that will take place on Wednesday 18 marking a month since the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman but which has also triggered much controversy among fellow prosecutors and the government of President Cristina Fernandez which describes it as an opposition political rally.
Argentine Federal Judge and former wife of special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, Sandra Arroyo Delgado confirmed that she will be participating at Wednesday's Silence march together with her two daughters, Iara and Kala. It was a last minute announcement.
Argentine prosecutors and the judicial employees union have officially called for a demonstration on February 18 marking a month since the death of Alberto Nisman who was in charge of investigating the bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center that killed 85 people back in 1994.
The head of Argentina's DAIA Jewish community organization Julio Schlosser has urged for the day of Alberto Nisman's burial to be an official day of national mourning, in tribute to the late prosecutor who was found dead this week.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez on Thursday morning took to social media once again to express her thoughts on the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman making reference to “the suicide which -I am sure- was not a suicide.”
Investigators found a footprint and a fingerprint in a third –recently discovered- access to prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s apartment, which became the latest clues in the investigation of the death of the AMIA special prosecutor late on Sunday.
The following editorial was published on Wednesday by The New York Times addressing recent events surrounding the mysterious death in Buenos Aires of special prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was investigating the still unsolved case of the July 1994 attack on the Argentine Jewish community center, AMIA. He had been involved in the case for ten years and investigating an alleged Iranian connection.
The forensic analysis on Argentina's AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman’s body confirmed that there were no traces of gunpowder on his hands. However, experts explained that it does not contradict suicide hypothesis.
Israel urged Argentine authorities on Monday to carry on with the work of a prosecutor who was found dead after having alleged a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre.
A group of Argentine opposition senators and lawmakers went ahead on Monday with an informal meeting in Congress which prosecutor Alberto Nisman was expected to address and called for the official's alleged evidence relating to the AMIA case to be protected from interference.