Free Vanunu: 3rd Annual Global Call for Public Actions
The Third Annual Global Call for Public Actions in support of a Free Vanunu , [Israel’s Nuclear Whistle Blower] began last week with the reminder to recall what Mordechai Vanunu said:
“The French were responsible for the actual building of the Dimona. The Germans gave the money; they were feeling guilty for the Holocaust, and tried to pay their way out.
“In 1955, Perez and Guirion met with the French to agree they would get a nuclear reactor if they fought against Egypt to control the Sinai and Suez Canal. That was the war of 1956. Eisenhower demanded that Israel leave the Sinai, but the reactor plant deal continued on.
“President Kennedy tried to stop Israel from building atomic weapons. In 1963, he forced Prime Minister Ben Guirion to admit the Dimona was not a textile plant, as the sign outside proclaimed, but a nuclear plant. The Prime Minister said, ‘The nuclear reactor is only for peace.’
“Kennedy insisted on an open internal inspection. He wrote letters demanding that Ben Guirion open up the Dimona for inspection.
“When Johnson became president, he made an agreement with Israel that two senators would come every year to inspect. Before the senators would visit, the Israelis would build a wall to block the underground elevators and stairways. From 1963 to ’69, the senators came, but they never knew about the wall that hid the rest of the Dimona from them.
“Nixon stopped the inspections and agreed to ignore the situation. As a result, Israel increased production. In 1986, there were over two hundred bombs. Today, they may have enough plutonium for ten bombs a year.”
Third Annual Global Call for Public Actions calls for actions on, before or after April 21 which marks 10 years since Vanunu emerged from 18 years behind bars [most all in solitary] for providing the photographic proof and telling all the truth he knew as a technician on the night shift within Israel’s 7-story underground weapons of mass destruction facility in the Negev.
The current restrictions that deny Vanunu’s RIGHT to leave Israel expire May 18, 2014
Prior to his 7th Supreme Court Appeal [25 Dec. 2013] to rescind the restrictions, a CNN reporter asked Vanunu for an interview. Vanunu declined telling him, “Everything is already on the Internet.”
Recommended Public Actions:
Watching and Sharing Vanunu’s DIMONA YouTube with your Political Representatives, friends and family.
Visit Vanunu’s website
Send a comment of support at Vanunu’s YouTube Channel
Join TNT/Tell Nuclear Truths: Free Vanunu
Nonviolent demonstrations at Israeli Embassies and Consulates
Phone for more information: 352-217-2542
[Vanunu Big Prison copyright Lars Ramberg]