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Israel: Decision of the Standing Committee on the Mandate on the case of Mordechai Vanunu: Mordechai Vanunu should be released as redress for violations

, Index number: MDE 15/005/1994

AI's Standing Committe on the Mandate (SCM) has decided that Mordechai Vanunu, though not a prisoner of conscience under current AI policy, should be released as redress for the human rights violations to which he has been subjected. He has been serving an 18-year sentence in solitary confinement since October 1986, convicted of aggravated espionage and treason. The full text of the SCM decision is provided.

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