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June 9, 2005
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The Filipino ambassador to Israel apologized for comparing Israeli immigration police to the Gestapo. After meeting with Israeli officials Monday, Antonio Modena apologized for the remarks, made in reference to Israeli sweeps of illegal foreign workers, many of them Filipino, that have lead to deportations.

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