'Time to Right the Scales of Justice'
Excerpts from a statement by Rep. Bruce Vento of Minnesota, at the March 19 1999 press conference in Washington, DC. Vento's constituents include Nicholas and Mary Eoloff of St. Paul, adoptive parents of Mordechai Vanunu:
Mordechai Vanunu... chose a
difficult path: to state an open secret in regard to the Israeli development
of nuclear weapons. He chose to tear
away the facade of deceit and deception to expose the magnitude of the
challenge that those who seek peace pursue. His action was not...to hurt
Israel but in the name of preserving humanity and finally achieving peace
and justice. The cause of Mordechai Vanunu and the Eoloffs is after all
the proper cause for mankind.