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David Hicks and the Death of a Legal System

By Binoy Kampmark
February 20, 2015
Global Research

In the annals of obscene legal history, that of David Hicks, whose terrorism conviction was just quashed by the United States Court of Military Commission Review, must rank highly. 1,534 more words

Social Justice

Former Gitmo Inmate 'Relieved' After Terrorism Conviction Quashed

Australian David Hicks announced relief after a U.S. court overturned his terrorism conviction Wednesday.

The court declared that the former Guantanamo Bay inmate did not commit a war crime, therefore his conviction was not eligible to be heard in a military court, reports the BBC. 151 more words

David Hicks Named New Tourism Ambassador For Kabul

Former Guantanamo bay resident and bazooka enthusiast David Hicks has today been named the new tourism ambassador for Afghanistan’s capital city Kabul. The announcement was made after Hicks fronted a press conference following the quashing of his conviction for involvement in terrorism related activities. 160 more words

The UnAustralian

No Apology: David Hicks Is An Embarrassment To Australia

FORMER GUANTANAMO BAY inmate David Hicks has had his conviction in the USA for terrorism-related offences overturned — on a technicality — and now demands an apology from the Australian government over the “injustice” he “suffered.” No apology or recompense is owed to this self-confessed jihadist conspirator who sought to fight against Western interests. 801 more words

David Hicks wins appeal against terrorism conviction in US military court in Cuba: Will John Howard say sorry?

Australia’s David Hicks, a former prisoner at the US Navy base at Guantanamo Bay, has won a legal challenge to his terrorism conviction before a military court in Cuba. 372 more words

USA

Guantanamo Bay Conviction of Australian David Hicks Overturned

A U.S. military appellate court overturned Australian David Hicks’ 2007 Guantanamo Bay conviction on charges of “material support for terrorism”. On 18 February 2014, the… 556 more words

Gitmo Observer