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Argentina: commemorate 9 years since the death of prosecutor Nisman, which remains unclear

O Argentine Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA) paid tribute this Wednesday to the Argentine federal prosecutor Alberto Nismanwho led the investigation for 10 years into the worst attack perpetrated in Argentina and whose death, which occurred in January 2015, remains unclear.

Having a plaque with your name in this space is a notable moral debt for our institution, which celebrated its 130th anniversary. One of the first events of the anniversary is this tribute“, said the president of the institution, Amos Linetzky.

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Nisman was found shot in the head on the bathroom floor of his apartment in the neighborhood of Porto Maderoin good airon the night of Sunday, January 18, 2015, hours before appearing in Congress to denounce the then president of the Argentina, Cristina Kirchner (2007-2015), for alleged cover-up of Iranians suspected of the terrorist attack against the headquarters of AMIAperpetrated in 1994.

The prosecutor led the investigation into the cause of that attack, which left 85 people dead and at least 300 injured.

We seek not only to commemorate his memory, but also to reaffirm his commitment to the principles of justice and truth. Alberto Nisman He stood out for his tireless dedication to investigating the attack on AMIA. He faced enormous challenges, but he always remained firm and determined.”Linetzky added.

The president of the institution unveiled the plaque next to Sara Garfunkel, mother of Nisman, his sister Sandra, his daughters Iara and Kala Nisman; and the mother of the prosecutor’s daughters, the judge Sandra Arroyo Salgado.

The Argentine Jewish community pays tribute to him for his commitment, dedication and courage in the judicial investigation of the attack against AMIA. May his example inspire us to continue fighting for the values ​​of Truth and Justice“, reads the sign placed in the central courtyard of the AMIA headquarters.

Initially, Nisman’s death was investigated as a suicide and later classified as a homicide by the Federal Court of Criminal Cassation in June 2018.

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At the moment, the prosecutor’s closest assistant, the computer scientist, is the accused in the case. Diego Lagomarcinoas a necessary participant for having lent a firearm to Nisman, and four bodyguards.

According to the prosecutor, Cristina Kirchner had signed an agreement with Iran to strengthen commercial relations in exchange, supposedly, for the reduction of the judicial burden against the main suspects, who held high positions in Iran and in the Lebanese Shiite terrorist organization. Hezbollah.

In this story, it will be 32 years since the attack on the embassy of Israel on March 17, 1992 and 30 years since the July 18 attack. We cannot get used to living in impunity, it has been nine years without answers in the investigation into the ongoing case for the murder of the prosecutor”Linetzky reaffirmed.

Source: Elcomercio

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