It appears that the issue of Jews of Iraqi descent demanding back their nationality has taken a new turn after an article by Israeli writer Jackie Khogi for Maariv newspaper revealed that Vice President of the European Jewish Congress Edwin Shuker and others will petition the Federal Supreme Court in Baghdad to request that thousands of Iraqi Jews get their citizenship reinstated.
This photo taken Sept. 30, 2013 shows Anna Friedman, a conservator, putting a photograph in place as she works on Iraqi Jewish documents at the National Archives in College Park, Md. (AFP)
Jewish refugees from Persian Kurdistan in Iraq live in squalor in a camp outside a Jewish cemetery outside Tehran in 1950. (AP)
Iraqi Rabbi Emad Levy, 38, is seen through pictures of his family members who live in Israel and Holand, during an interview with AFP at his house in Baghdad, 21 October 2003. (AFP)