Order is anti-democratic

Your report, Haneef documents to remain secret (The Age, 29/7) reveals that the role of the Australian Federal Police – providing questionable  ‘evidence’ that resulted in Dr Haneef being arrested and detained for 12 days – will never be examined in an o…

Where are our laws headed?

The future directions for laws and legal matters in Australia is determined in three meetings a year of the Standing Committee of Attorneys-General (SCAG), which also includes New Zealand.
The July 2008 meeting covered a range of important matters, incl…

Betrayed:

An Algerian avionics expert, detained, on the USA-Canada border, six days before 11 Sept 2001: the innocent Benamar Benatta’s five-year saga of torture and despair nears closure as the Canadian Government prepares to negotiate compensation for the man, b…