Category Archives: Vanunu

Vanunu – fine is paid and a wedding celebrated

An update on my blog of 5 April ‘Help Mordechai pay this outrageous fine’ from Vanunu supporters in the UK in a recent circular reads as follows:

‘Following the appeal we sent out in March we can report the very good news that Mordechai has now been able to pay the legal costs awarded against him after losing his libel action, some years ago, against Yediot Aharonot.  Thanks to a good response to appeals sent out by us and Mordechai the £6,750 was raised and paid very quickly.

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Help Mordechai Vanunu pay this outrageous fine

When will the hounding by the Israeli authorities of Mordechai Vanunu, the man who blew the whistle on Israel’s nuclear arsenal nearly thirty years ago stop? Not content with dragging him back to court since his release from prison in 2004, stripping him of his human rights and refusing to let him leave the country, he has now been presented with the bill for the legal costs of an Israeli newspaper when the court rejected his claim for libel against the newspaper, some ten years ago.

Mordechai sent out the following e-mail on 23rd March. Continue reading Help Mordechai Vanunu pay this outrageous fine

Vanunu – 10 years on and still not free

In August, it was reported that Avigdor Feldman, Mordechai’s lawyer, had finally managed to lodge an appeal against Mordechai’s continuing restrictions and the surveillance he was subjected to.  However, it was not until after a couple of postponements that the Supreme Court finally heard the appeal on 25th December. Continue reading Vanunu – 10 years on and still not free