The Federal Court of Cassation will hold an appeal hearing against dismissal of all accused of allegedly covering up the Iranians accused of the AMIA bombing, A complaint filed by the late Attorney General Alberto Nisman days before he was found dead in the bathroom of the apartment he was living in in Puerto Madero.
In October last year, the Federal Oral Court No. eight dismissed all the defendantsincluding the vice president Christina KirchnerAnd the After considering that there was no crime in signing the memorandum of understanding with Iran The government at the time sought to advance the prosecution of those alleged to be responsible for the attack.
The court hinted that the visits of judges to the former president Mauricio Macri It could have affected the progress of the case to the threshold of an oral trial.
Thus, he declared the innocence of all the accused, including the former Vice-Chancellor Eduardo Zwin; treasury attorney, Carlos Zanini; Senator Oscar Parelli; Former Treasury Lawyer Angelina Abona; Deputy Minister of Justice, John Martin Min; Minister of Buenos Aires Andrés “Crow” Laroque; Piketiru leader Louis Delia; Kebracho leader Fernando Eschi; Alleged association with the Iranians George Khalil And a former intelligence agent Alain Bogado.
The ruling included a special reference to the former chancellor Hector Timmermanwho died of cancer and was unable to continue experimental treatment in the United States because the indictment issued by the judge Claudio Bonadio It prevented.
This Tuesday, from 10:30 am, Cassation Judges Daniel Petroni, Diego Barroitavina and Ana Maria Figueroa will begin to analyze the appeal submitted by the complainants.one from DAIA and the other from a group of victims’ relatives.
George KnoblovitsThe DAIA President filed the appeal as well as the attorney Thomas Farini DugganOn behalf of family members.
Both refer to the ongoing trial and that in that case it is determined whether or not there was a crime.
The decision adopted by the cassation can be appealed to another chamber of the same court or even to the Supreme Court of Justice.