Unjustified travel ban must be lifted for Israeli whistleblower

Mordechai Vanunu spent 18 years in prison, the first 11 years in solitary confinement, for revealing details of Israel's nuclear arsenal to a British newspaper in 1986.

Although serving his full sentence, the Israeli authorities still impose restrictions on him, which violate his right to freedom of expression, association and movement. He is forbidden from communicating with foreigners (including journalists), leaving the country, going near foreign embassies and must inform the police if he wishes to change his residence.

Amnesty International has invited him to attend a conference on whistleblowers in the UK. The travel ban and all other unjustified restrictions must be lifted. Read More

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