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Mordechai Vanunu - Out of Prison, Not Free Yet
Actions marking one year since Vanunu's release from prison - April 18-22

The International Campaign to Free Mordechai Vanunu

April 21 will mark one year since Mordechai Vanunu was released from Ashkelon Prison, after spending 18 years behind bars. But Mordechai Vanunu is not yet free: by means of British Mandate Emergency Regulations from 1945, the Israeli government continues to keep him hostage in Israel, and to severely violate his human rights. Moreover, Vanunu is being charged with violating the restrictions by committing the crime of... giving interviews to the world media.

Vanunu's supporters, anti-nuclear, peace and human right activists, from Israel and abroad, will gather in Israel from April 18-22, to protest the continued persecution of the nuclear whistleblower. We will call for Vanunu's full freedom and for abolishing nuclear weapons, in Israel and in the entire Middle East. We will call on Israel to open its nuclear installations to international inspection and monitoring and to cease its persecution of the only individual who has exposed secret nuclear weapons in the Middle East. We will call on the international community to perform its duty, and to protect the peoples of Israel and of the region from a dangerous nuclear program that is kept secret from the world.

Schedule

April 18th - East Jerusalem
7:30 p.m. - Gathering at St. George's School, Nablus Road (opposite YMCA), East Jerusalem
Speakers: Mairead Maguire, Susannah York, MK Issam Makhoul, Mary Eoloff, Mordechai Vanunu Presentation of Norwegian People's Peace Award to Mordechai Vanunu

April 19th - West Jerusalem
10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - Vigil at the Knesset Rose Garden
11 a.m. - The Knesset Committee on Law, Constitution and Justice will discuss Mordechai Vanunu's restrictions 8 p.m. - Candlelight vigil in Paris Square (Kikar Paris), West Jerusalem

April 20th - East Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - Vigil at Ministry of Justice, E. Jerusalem 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Vigil at the Ministry of Defense, Kaplan St., Tel Aviv

April 21st - Dimona
11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Demonstration at Dimona (Rotem Intersection) Speakers from the international delegation and local activists Readings by Yossi Polack, Mati Shmuelov, Roy Arad, Justin Morahan Musical performances: Ben Inman, The Raging Grannies Open Mike

April 22 - To be announced

Buses to Dimona (at a fee) will leave from:

Tel-Aviv - 8:30 from Arlozorov Train Station, near El-Al Terminal; Jerusalem - 8:30 from Gan Ha-Pa'amon, Jerusalem

Buses will leave on time - please be punctual!

To guarantee a place on the bus, send an email to: mosstwin1@yahoo.com with the number of places you need and from which location.

Bring hats, sunscreen, food and water.

Nonviolence Guidelines:
1. We will not harm anyone and will not retaliate in reaction to violence (including verbal abuse.) 2. We will treat every person with respect. 3. During a vigil or demonstration, we will remain calm and not make threatening motions. 4. We will not carry weapons. 5. We will cooperate with the peacekeepers.

Join us in calling for freedom for Mordechai Vanunu and for the abolition of nuclear weapons!

Contact:
Rayna Moss, 050-7368236, legalese@netvision.net.il
Updates, information, background: www.vanunu.com, www.vanunu.co.uk


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