Day: July 24, 2007

  • Australia: US Tribunal A Charade

    The trial of Australian national David Hicks at Guantanamo Bay was a charade that served to corrode the rule of law, Australia’s top legal body has said. The Law Council of Australia called government support for the US military tribunal process shameful. In a report on the issue, the council drew a parallel with the…

  • US Government Sued By War Veterans

    A coalition of US military veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is suing the US government. The class-action lawsuit on behalf of hundreds of thousands of veterans claims they have been denied disability pay and mental health treatment. The legal case against the US Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) seeks widespread changes in…