Canadian Court Awards $13M in Frozen Assets to "Iran Terror" Victims

(RT-Russia) A Canadian court has awarded $13 million in assets seized from Iran to the families of Americans who died in several attacks globally between 1983 and 2002, which had been sponsored by Tehran. The judgment by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, obtained by AFP on Friday, found Tehran responsible for financing and training Hamas and Hizbullah operatives who carried out eight bombings or hostage-takings in Buenos Aires, Israel, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. Ontario Superior Court Justice Glenn Hainey said in his decision, "The broad issue before the court is whether Iran is entitled to immunity from the jurisdiction of Canadian courts for its support of terrorism." In Canada, Iran is designated a sponsor of terrorism.

2016-06-13 00:00:00

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