"But today all Vanunu asks for is for his Freedom. Obama and Perez have it within their power to free Mordechai Vanunu and the world expects them to do so."
Mairead Maguire www.peacepeople.com Tel: 44(o)28 663465
25th May, 2010
On November 19, 2008, during the final day of Sabeel's [Arabic for The Way] 7th International Conference: THE NAKBA: MEMORY, REALITY AND BEYOND, Noble Peace Prize Laureate Mairead Maguire inspired the nearly 300 internationals in attendance to rise up and honor Mordechai Vanunu.
Vanunu has been nominated for the Noble Peace Prize annually since 1988 for his courage and truth telling, by providing the photographic evidence that warned the world that Israel had already manufactured upwards of 200 nuclear warheads in 1985.
Israel locked Vanunu up for 18 years, has held him under house arrest since April 21 2004, and imprisoned him again on 23 May 2010, just because he spoke with international journalists who have ALL BEEN MIA ever since!
Israel continues to get away with nuclear deceptions, has never allowed IAEA inspectors into the Dimona, nor have they signed the NPT and USA Government is complicit!
On that day Mairead said: