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Israelis release nuclear dissident Mordechai Vanunu

The Israeli nuclear whistleblower who spent 18 years behind bars was released from jail yesterday after serving an additional three months for violating his release terms.

Mordechai Vanunu was a technician at Israel's top secret nuclear reactor next to the desert town of Dimona.

In 1986 he took pictures of the interior of the reactor and gave them to a British national newspaper.

Vanunu (55) was abducted by Israeli security agents after publication.

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