Has the prosecution not placed the wrong accused in the dock?

So asks former Supreme Court of Appeal Judge, Stephen Charles, who has written an explosive forensic account of the shameful, ongoing treatment of lawyer and former ACT attorney general, Bernard Collaery.

He explains the illegality of Australia’s bugging of the Timor Leste cabinet on behalf of Woodside’s exploitation of the resources that should belong to Timor Leste.

It’s a David and Goliath contest with $ millions spent by government on the prosecution and all the dirty tricks in the book thrown at Collaery in the effort to put him in jail.

It’s a deeply disturbing read about what our government is prepared to do to deny Collaery a fair trial and we should be outraged.

Read the full article, published today in Pearls & Irritations

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