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Why I defended David Hicks

Posted by: Paul Entwistle | 20 September, 2012 - 10:04 AM
The lawyer assigned to represent Guantanamo bay detainee David Hicks, Lieutenant Colonel Dan Mori.

Lieutenant Colonel Dan Mori is best known in the legal world as the defender of Australian Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks. In Perth to talk to local lawyers about the 'War on Terror', Dan spoke to Paul Murray about fair and open representation.

Blog comments Your Say

  • This is another example of directed "lawfare" against legal and moral detention of unlawful combatants. During WWII over 400,000 lawful combatant Prisoners of War were held in the United States without one call for extra legal privileges for them. Also during WWII the US legally suspended habeas corpus and established military commissions to try dry foot unlawful combatant German saboteurs, most of whom were convicted and hung, all according to accepted international standards of wartime justice. The Geneva Conventions were written to protect innocent civilians during wartime, not to protect those who would pretend to be civilians in order to kill them. David Hicks is an admitted al Qaeda trained mercenary traitor who deserves nothing more than being ignored at this point. He is lucky to be alive.

    Montgomery Granger Thursday 20 September, 2012 - 9:13 PM

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