High Court extends Vanunu’s travel ban by 6 months

Linked with Mordechai Vanunu – Israel.

Published on Haaretz, by Tomer Zarchin, July 7, 2009.

The High Court of Justice responded Monday to a petition by nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu that the order prohibiting him from leaving the country, speaking with foreigners or approaching foreign embassies would remain in force for another six months. The court told Vanunu that after the six months were up, he could petition the court again to annul the order.

Vanunu was released from prison in 2004 after serving an 18-year sentence for revealing details of Israel’s nuclear weapons program … (full text).

Links

Everybody on the ground wants peace, 03/07/09;

Have a cup of coffee with Vanunu, June 25, 2009;

Mordechai Vanunu on wikipedia.

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