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1999 and earlier Mordechai Vanunu is in Ashkelon Prison in Israel, serving an 18-year sentence for informing the public about Israel's secret nuclear weapons program.
Trial Transcripts ...On November 24 1999, portions of the 1988 trial transcript finally became public, due to a petition filed by one of Israel's largest-selling daily newspapers. ...These articles touched off a furor in Israel, and finally sparked a public debate about Israel's policy of nuclear secrecy.
2000 Chalk one up for Mordechai Vanunu! And let's chalk one up,
too, for you, me, and the thousands of others who helped win a big one
political prisoner-of-conscience. ...The banging of the speaker's gavel
in Israel's highest legislative body in February marked the first time
in the history of the Jewish State that
the Knesset had permitted open discussion of Israel's secret nuclear weapons
Fall/Winter 2000 days to go: One thousand two hundred and thirty-eight.
2001 days to go: Eight hundred and eighty-four.
2002 days to go: Four hundred and forty-nine.
Spring/Summer 2003 days to go: One hundred and eighty-eight.