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February 26, 2004
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Nuclear whistle-blower Mordechai Vanunu will not be allowed to leave Israel after his release from prison. Security sources said Wednesday that Vanunu, who will be released in April after serving an 18-year sentence for divulging details about his work at Israel’s Dimona nuclear reactor, will not be issued a passport and may be monitored by the Shin Bet to limit his contact with the public. On Tuesday, the Prime Minister’s Office decided not to place Vanunu under house arrest upon his release, as had been proposed by defense officials.

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