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Mordechai Vanunu’s Hiroshima 2012 message: From Hiroshima to Fukushima

On 11 March 2011, Japan was hit with the largest earthquake in its recorded history. The earthquake and its following tsunami crippled Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant on the east coast, about 150 miles north of Tokyo. Shocked by these events, and his long-standing campaign against the nuclear industry Mordechai Vanunu sent the following message, on the anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.

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Vanunu – released but still not free

This April sees the first anniversary of the release of Mordechai Vanunu, the Israeli nuclear whistleblower.

Vanunu walked out of Ashkelon prison on 21 April 2004, but he was still not a free man.

In an attempt to silence him, the authorities imposed draconian restrictions on him. Using laws dating from the time of the British Mandate in Palestine, he was denied a passport and may not leave the country for a year (this restriction expires on 21 April 2005). Continue reading Vanunu – released but still not free