Leaving Iraq - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Antony
    • 10.10.12 | 11:19 (IST)

    After the farhud up until the 1950 the Jews stayed in Iraq because emigration was prohibited by the government. In 1950 when the emigration ban was lifted for a couple of years, thousands applied to leave and everyone that declared that they were emigrating had their property and assets seized and their money frozen You think the Jews had a "fierce desire to stay in Iraq", learn some history before spouting this propoganda please

    from the article: The rights of Jewish refugees
    First published 01:23 09.10.12 | Last updated 01:23 09.10.12
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