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Israel Prisoner X?

tqft (619476) writes | about a year and a half ago

Censorship 5

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."

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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Color me intrigued (1)

rk (6314) | about a year and a half ago | (#42875745)

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

Re:Color me intrigued (1)

tqft (619476) | about a year and a half ago | (#42876271)

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?

Re:Color me intrigued (1)

rk (6314) | about a year and a half ago | (#42876945)

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.

Re:Color me intrigued (1)

tqft (619476) | about a year and a half ago | (#42877095)

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

Re:Color me intrigued (1)

tqft (619476) | about a year and a half ago | (#42881033)

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 spokeswoman said in a statement. ...
Israeli censors today banned media reports based on the Foreign Correspondent program."

Spooks wouldn't hide info from the government would they for their own games.

For reference ASIS is part of DFAT (Foreign Affairs & Trade)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Secret_Intelligence_Service [wikipedia.org] (worth reading for the giggles)

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