13 Mar. 2007

Pity Poor Alexander Downer

That naughty David Hicks just keeps refusing to be helped!
"It just makes it much more difficult to get Hicks back to Australia and out of Guantanamo Bay if there are going to be these manoeuvres," he said...

"From our point of view, we think the trial's taken too long," he said.

"We have of course been harassing the Americans for quite some time to get the trial under way.

"We've reached a point where the trial is about to get under way and now the defence wants to try to stop the trial getting under way.

"My view is that it's much better to get the trial under way."