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June 27, 2006
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* The Uruguayan Jewish community denounced desecrations to a Holocaust memorial in its capital. The Montevideo memorial was vandalized several times during the past week. Ernesto Kreimerman, president of the Central Israelite Committee of Uruguay, told El Pais newspaper that these types of actions “tend to happen when there are anti-Semitic expressions on the world stage,” mentioning comments by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

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