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February 27, 2015 10:35 am

Argentine Judge Dismisses Iran Cover-Up Case Against President Kirchner

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A judge dismissed a case against Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her alleged cover-up for Iran regarding the 1994 Jewish Center bombing in Buenos Aires. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. – An Argentine federal judge has dismissed a complaint against President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner over her alleged cover-up of Iran’s involvement in the 1994 Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA) Jewish center bombing, a probe launched by late prosecutor Alberto Nisman.

In his 62-page ruling, Judge Daniel Rafecas said that the “evidence gathered far from meets the minimal standard,” Reuters reported.

The complaint against Kirchner was filed by state prosecutor Gerardo Pollicita, based on evidence collected by Nisman.

A report by Nisman revealed that he had accused Kirchner of secretly negotiating with Iran to avoid punishments for those behind the 1994 bombing of the AMIA center in Buenos Aires, which killed 85 people and injured 300. In 2013, Nisman, who was investigating the bombing after Iran and Argentina reached a widely criticized deal to establish a joint “truth commission” to investigate the attack, released an indictment blaming Iran and Hezbollah for the attack.

But in January, just days before Nisman was scheduled to testify on his findings, he was discovered dead in his apartment’s bathroom with a handgun lying next to his body. Authorities are continuing to investigate the cause of his death.

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  • Graciela INDIGNADA

    Rafecas is a liar and a cheat, and unworthy of his position in the Judiciary.

    The evidence that Dr. Nisman had patiently gathered made Cristina Asesina, her Iranian Intelligence accomplices at the Iranian Embassy in Buenos Aires, and the usual Argentinian Intelligence scum surrounding her tremble with fear.

    The proof that the evidence was up to standard is in the abject murder of Dr Nisman.
    The truth and the honesty of his work cost him his life.

    May God avenge his blood.

  • Jack

    Jew haters clearing other Jew haters, all while being paid by Tehran.
    Nisman needs to be avenged. He is a saint!
    Kirchner looks like she belongs in a bordello.
    But then most F**#ing Sl#ts do.

  • Abu Nudnik

    Nisman killed himself with a single shot to the back of his own head. This ruling is predictable. Argentina is one of the most corrupt countries in the world. Lots of former Nazis and their spawn with lots of influence.

  • David

    What is the standard? There are a Million Israelim in Argentina and Millions of Conversos whose voices will be heard democratically in Central and South America to vote these criminals out of office.