Release him and surely he will sink into obscurity. How can one tell in a cosmopolitan city who is "foreign"? How can one tell from many an e-mail account from which country it emanates? Where is Israeli justice in this citizen's case? Does anyone believe that there are genuine "secrets" not yet available in the media? If you do believe that, what are the secrets, the existence of which is implicitly admitted? The whole situation is ludicrous. Yes, given the (legally imposed) restrictions on Vanunu's freedom, the legal decision is in accord with the law. Common sense? Common justice? Common humanity? It looks like vicious attempt at revenge. But the justice system has already had its pound of flesh.
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from the article: Vanunu convicted of violating order barring foreign contacts