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tqft's Journal: Israel Prisoner X? 5

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I had never heard of this anyone got any info?
http://www.abc.net.au/foreign/content/2013/s3686243.htm
"There would be one more blip of information that would sneak out. Prisoner X - held in a video-monitored, regularly checked, suicide proof cell - had killed himself.

Who was Prisoner X and what had he done to end up secretly jailed in a high-tech cell and locked down under a nationwide media ban?

Now, for the first time, some answers."

So anyway I will be recording the program in case anyone cares and can't access it themselves.

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Israel Prisoner X?

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  • Would love it if you could arrange a copy if I can't find one otherwise.

    • by tqft (619476)

      it might or might not be geolocked but there is a transcript
      http://www.abc.net.au/foreign/content/2013/s3688787.htm [abc.net.au]
      I haven't watched it yet.

      I have a multitude of questions. Like why now? How did they first get onto the story?

      • by rk (6314)

        I could load the video, but it was choppy and unwatchable (more due to Flash than network. I have this problem with Flash video a lot). I read the transcript, but it really just raises more question than it answers. What did he do/know that was so important that he would be incarcerated so? Especially since nominally he was working *for* Israel? Did he really kill himself? It seems unlikely.

        • by tqft (619476)

          Bizarre. Seems he like he was left to live until after some event had passed that he was no longer useful but knew too much to be allowed to roam.
          Date of death apparently 15.12.2010
          Could be almost anything

        • by tqft (619476)

          I can upload a copy (in googling around I saw the program available on some sites) if you want but anyway
          http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-02-13/dfat-was-aware-of-australian27s-detention-in-israel/4517074 [abc.net.au]
          "A spokeswoman for Senator Carr says the Minister was initially advised that the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT) was unaware of Mr Zygier's detention.

          "DFAT has now advised that some officers of the department were made aware of Mr Allen's detention at the time in 2010 by another Australian agency," the s

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