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Israeli Nuclear Weapons Whistleblower Vanunu Freed Without Charge

  1. Dec 25, 2004 #1
    Israeli Whistleblower Vanunu Freed Without Charge

    Sat Dec 25, 7:12 AM ET

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu was freed on Saturday after being detained trying to get into the Palestinian town of Bethlehem for Christmas in defiance of restrictions, police said.

    Police said Vanunu, a convert to Christianity from Judaism, had defied travel restrictions imposed after his release in April from an 18-year prison term for treason. He was detained for questioning on Thursday.

    Complete text at http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tm...74&e=11&u=/nm/20041225/wl_nm/israel_vanunu_dc
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  3. Jan 1, 2005 #2


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    Would think 18 years was enough of a punishment for the sorts of treason he committed, someone ought to give him a medal.
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