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
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.