Thursday, May 13, 2010

Israel to jail nuclear whistleblower again

Middle East Online, May 13, 2010



Amnesty will declare him ‘a prisoner of conscience’ if imprisoned

Mordechai Vanunu refuses to do community service in west Jerusalem for fear of harassment.


TEL AVIV – Israel’s top court has ordered nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu back to jail for three months after he refused to do community service in west Jerusalem for fear of harassment.

After having already served 18 years behind bars, an Israeli court convicted Vanunu and sentenced him to three months in jail or community service for meeting with a foreigner in violation of the terms of his release.

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