Prisoner X

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Prisoner X is a placeholder name used by reporters for some prisoners in Israel:[1] The designation is used "to identify Israeli inmates who “work in institutions linked to security whose activities are shrouded in secrecy."[2]

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  1. ^ a b United Press International (19 February 2013). "Israel's Prisoner X isn't the first". Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Prisoner X2: Second Israeli agent secretly locked away on 'sensational' charges". 12 July 2013. Retrieved 23 October 2016. 
  3. ^ Knell, Yolande (12 July 2013). "Israel 'secretly holds second Prisoner X' in jail". BBC News. Retrieved 8 October 2015. 
  4. ^ Goldberg, Dan (21 February 2014). "'Prisoner X' leaked Mossad intelligence to Iranian businessman, new book claims". Haaretz. Retrieved 8 October 2015.