Behind the claim of privacy, even if claimed out of good intentions, hides a closet. That is part of liberal homophobia.
Journalist Rafael Epstein, who has written a book on Australian-born Mossad agent Ben Zygier, notes court documents hinting at another secret prisoner.
Israel cannot sweep the Prisoner X case under the rug or leave it to Australian investigators.
Book contradicts previous media reports which claim that Ben Zygier, an Australian-born Mossad agent, worked independently to turn an associate of Hezbollah into a double agent.
Israeli courts would be unable to suppress information indefinitely if it has already been leaked to the foreign press or Internet.
Producers say show, based loosely on Mossad agent Ben Zygier's story, will be a spy-thriller take on Thelma and Louise.
While the State of Israel refuses to take responsibility, it is willing to pay the family NIS 4 million - in installments. The reason is obvious.
Agreement does not include an admission of responsibility for the death of Mossad agent, who committed suicide in prison.
The affair is likely related to an incident that occurred towards the end of the first Rabin government, when a European couple suspected of terror links was arrested in Africa and released years later.
In 21st-century Israel, people are tried and imprisoned in darkness and isolation and gag orders are issued to suppress gag orders. Only Supreme Court President Asher Grunis can change this.