Tuesday, July 4, 2017


Canada’s Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act (JVTA), enacted in 2012, allowed victims of terrorism to sue terrorists and foreign states for damages. It is that act that allows the U.S. victims to seek Iran’s money in Canada.
Iran did not defend against the original lawsuits but after losing a series of judgments and enforcement orders were issued, last year launched a wide attack on each of the findings in Canada. After losing, Iran appealed, arguing the judge erred on every legal issue before him

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