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Antisemitic posters referencing Nisman

Source: JTA

– Posters appeared in a Jewish neighborhood of Buenos Aires reading
“A good Jew is a dead Jew. The good Jew is Nisman.” ( “El judío bueno es
el judío muerto. El judío muerto es Nisman”)


The posters in Villa Crespo refer to Alberto Nisman, the Argentine
prosecutor heading the probe into the 1994 bombing of the AMIA Jewish center
who was found shot dead in his Buenos Aires apartment on Jan. 18. His death
remains unexplained.


No group or individual has taken credit for the unsigned posters. The
motto is similar to the phrase “The only good Jew is a dead Jew” used by
nationalistic and anti-Semitic groups during the 1960s and ’70s.


DAIA, The Argentine Jewish
political umbrella, expressed “concern” about the posters. DAIA President Julio
Schlosser told the Argentine media that he will discuss the issue with national


“We condemn the clear antisemitic content of the posters, as
well as the incitement to violence, and urge the relevant authorities to
investigate the case and to identify the perpetrators and masterminds,” DAIA
said in a statement issued Monday. “Also, we call on
different sectors of our society to condemn this crime that threatens democracy
and peaceful coexistence.”


Nisman, 51, was found hours before he was to present
evidence to Argentine lawmakers that President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
and other government officials covered up Iran’s role in the AMIA attack.