Centre for Public Integrity Webinar 14 October 2021 (Click the title for the recording)
Stephen Charles at 14:40 “The Australian government’s performance in dealing with our poorest neighbour is one of mendacity, duplicity, fraud, criminal behaviour, invasions of legal professional privilege, contempt of court, denial of a fair trial and a failure to act as a model litigant.”
Bernard Collaery at 22:16 “So the great problem for our society is this: if the executive are not behaving lawfully as one of the three-part separation of powers and if the parliament isn’t reigning them in, should the judiciary do that – (and what would they lose….)”
Here is an associated article by Stephen Charles AO QC:
The trials of Bernard Collaery and Witness K
Stephen Charles – Pearls and Irritations – 20 October 2021
Australia’s bugging of Timor-Leste’s Cabinet rooms and subsequent hounding of Bernard Collaery and a former intelligence officer was a display of mendacity, duplicity, fraud, criminal trespass and contempt of international law.