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Forget about justice

George Bush and certain Senators have evidently agreed to measures to circumvent the recent US Supreme Court decision banning military tribunals and abrogating rights under the Geneva Convention.

Whatever these new laws turn out to be The Age reports:

"The [new] provision if made into law, would allow the US to hold terrorism suspects in custody indefinitely if the suspects were not charged with an offence."

Worse still, Major Mori, lawyer for David Hicks is quoted in the LA Times as saying that Hicks will be going backwards in all of this. Read The Age piece here - and wonder, yet again, why the first law-officer in the land, Ruddock, is still doing nothing about the continuing outrage in leaving Hicks uncharged and incarcerated for 5 years, some of that time in solitary confinement.

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Colin said…
And those responsible for this disgraceful piece of horse-trading have been calling it 'a win-win situation'. Win-win for the Republican Party, the rest of the world loses.

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