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  • Israelis demand state open up past ties to Argentine junta

    Forty years after the fall of Argentina's murderous military dictatorship, dozens of Argentine-Israelis are demanding the Israeli government open up about its past ties to the junta.  By Michael Salisbury-Corech Last week marked 40 years since the military coup that led to the establishment of the junta in Argentina. Recently, a group of dozens of Israelis of Argentinian origin came together to file a freedom of information request to demand the Israeli government release all documents on military and diplomatic ties between Israel and the junta. [tmwinpost] On March 24, 1976, Argentina underwent a military coup, leading the way for…

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  • The pathetic negligence of NGO Monitor and truth from Argentina: Two comments

    NGO Monitor's most recent report on foreign government funding of Israeli left-wing NGOs glaringly omits publicly available financial statements, making their data unreliable and full of distortions. The pathetic truth is that NGO Monitor’s 'researchers' couldn’t be bothered to leave their office, drag themselves to the Registrar of Non-Profits, pay the necessary NIS 65 (about $16) and get the CD containing all of the information. NGO Monitor is one of the most influential organizations in Israel. A group of irksome right wingers with too much money originating from foreign donors, NGO Monitor is in fact one of the main engines propelling Israel's new…

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