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George The Terrorist

George The Terrorist

A Sydney lawyer claims anti-terror laws designed to protect us against #AlQaeda and the like are now being used against troublesome political activists.

Mark Davis on the arrest of Julian Assange

Mark Davis on the arrest of Julian Assange

"Politicians in this country coming into an election, need to be quite cautious about how the Australian public react to the abandonment of Julian Assange." Lawyer and journalist Mark Davis on the arrest of the WikiLeaks co-founder. "Politicians in this country coming...

BenchTV Mark Davis and Robert Amsterdam

BenchTV Mark Davis and Robert Amsterdam

https://youtu.be/ag07MfH1A7g Bob Amsterdam slams Australia's new foreign bribery laws and discusses how anti-corruption laws are used as political weapons throughout the world.

Foreign Fighter Sentence

Mehmet Biber was charged as a ‘Foreign Fighter’ in Syria despite never fighting. He did join an armed group in Syria opposed to President Assad but it was part of the local opposition, not a terrorist group.  It was not ISIS or Al Nusra.  Facing a penalty of...