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Mordechai Vanunu

Mordechai Vanunu remains convinced that responsible nations should refuse to own nuclear weapons 

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"You didn't succeed to break me, you didn't succeed to make me crazy."

He has not changed his mind about the moral wrong of nuclear weaponry. Vanunu sacrificed his freedom. He remains convinced that nations should not possess nuclear weapons. He is imprisoned for a cause he considered absolutely necessary for the integrity of both his own life, the life of his country, and for the greater good of humanity and the planet --- to see very few people, to breathe the air within the same four walls day in and day out, and to know of the world that exists beyond the constraints of the prison cell are sacrifices that many people would not choose to make.

Vanunu was released from prison with grave restrictions on his activities as a citizen on April 21, 2004. [Story]

Mordechai Vanunu stands strong for his principles, the preservation of the earth and mankind, the refusal to accept weapons of mass destruction as a "necessary evil." 

There is a necessary responsibility which nations must accept for the good of the earth. Canada, New Zealand, and other nations have agreed to never possess nuclear weapons. 

"Everyone knows that I am in jail not because I raped, robbed or murdered. I sit here because of my ideals." Mordechai Vanunu, a prisoner of conscience, believes that all nuclear weapons should be abolished

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