Michael Ross Articles


Israel’s Media Impugns Motives of ‘Prisoner X’

10:22 AM, Feb 19, 2013

Last week, the Australian press broke the story of “Prisoner X,” a Mossad officer named Ben Zygier, who reportedly took his life in an Israeli prison in 2010. Already Israel's media have started a campaign to impugn Zieger’s character with Haaretz, not surprisingly, leading the pack.

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What Happened to ‘Prisoner X’?

4:25 PM, Feb 14, 2013

Israel has been captivated by the story of Ben Zygier, who hanged himself in 2010 in an Israeli prison after several months of solitary confinement. For the two years since his death, Zygier’s case has been kept under wraps, a silence enforced by Israel’s military censor. Finally, thanks to a report by Australia’s ABC station, it seems the story is starting to come to light.

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