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NEWS: Australian Military Lawyer Excused Iraqi Prisoner Abuse.

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posted on Jun, 7 2004 @ 09:15 AM
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Just have to wait until Australian P.M. John Howard returns from France to find this unfolding.
 



An Australian military lawyer drafted a letter for the discredited head of prisons in Iraq that allowed guards to ignore the Geneva Convention.

Major George O'Kane, who first found out about alleged abuses in Iraqi jails last August and reported it up the command chain in October, worked as a legal adviser to the Coalition Provisional Authority


www.news.com.au...

Sanc'.

[edit on 7-6-2004 by John bull 1]




posted on Jun, 7 2004 @ 11:41 AM
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This looks like pretty damning evidence if the Army prepared themselves in advance to break Geneva. Good find sanctum. Looks like the Austrailan Sec. of Defense will be telling all he knows on Thursday, so we'll probably be finding out much more.



posted on Jun, 7 2004 @ 03:35 PM
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Downer dismisses revelations over Iraq letter.

"The December 24 letter said the US Army took the legal view that "where absolute military security so requires, security internees will not obtain full Geneva Convention protection".
www.abc.net.au...
Full transcript at bottom of page.
Sanc'.



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