Twenty years from now when we look back on this period, its heroes will be those that stood with the whistleblowers, attended protests, and held their governments accountable.
What Witness K and Bernard Collaery have done is shine a spotlight on the fact that the highest levels of government, even in international relations, are corrupted, are coopted by polluting profiteering.
“Drop The Prosecutions”: Petition In Support Of Bernard Collaery and Witness K Hits 50,000 Signatures
A petition calling for the Attorney-General to drop the prosecutions of Witness K and lawyer Bernard Collaery, who are being prosecuted in secret for their role revealing the Timor-Leste’s spy scandal, has reached more than 50,000 signatures.
Bernard Collaery is being prosecuted in secret by the Australian Government for his role exposing the Howard Government’s illegal bugging of the Timor-Leste Government in 2004. While little is known about what’s been said in court, we have prepared a short explainer on the background of the case.