Israeli whistle-blower pleads to join Norwegian bride

Israel's nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu waves the “V” for victory sign as he arrives to a Jerusalem court on December 29, 2009Nuclear whistle-blower Mordechai Vanunu, still barred from leaving Israel more than a decade after completing an 18-year-jail term, said Friday he wants to join his new bride in Norway. “I got married three months ago to my wife who is in Norway,” he told Israel’s privately owned Channel 2 television station in what it said was his first-ever interview to Israeli media in Hebrew. The former nuclear technician was jailed in 1986 for disclosing the inner workings of Israel’s Dimona nuclear plant to Britain’s Sunday Times newspaper.

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