Tuesday, June 27, 2006

UK rejects Hicks' plea for help

Australia: "THE Federal Government has backed Britain's decision not to lobby for the release from Guantanamo Bay of Adelaide terror suspect David Hicks.

"Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said it was entirely a decision for Britain.

"'I know what their perspective is because we have had some briefings provided to our officials by the British government,' Mr Downer told ABC radio from London.

"'It's really nothing to do with us.'"

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"Nothing to do with us"
That's it. An Australian citizen is held in appalling and cruel conditions for years without being charged, and it is nothing to do with Australia. The Australian government has shamed all who voted for it, and even those who didn't.

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