Activist’s Arrest Prompts Questions About Security Powers

Activist’s Arrest Prompts Questions About Security Powers
Human rights lawyer Julian Burnside QC has questioned whether the Federal Government has abused its powers by planning to deport Scott Parkin, an American peace activist. Greens Senator Bob Brown has described Mr Parkin’s detention and probable deportation as an abuse of ASIO’s powers. To add insult to injury, John Howard‘s minions have charged Scott Parkin $11,000 for sending him back to the US

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