Witness K and Bernard Collaery – Information

“Reluctant Savior” –  based on the book by Professor Clinton Fernandes.
This documentary is being produced and directed by Gil Scrine  0418 596 482
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Click on the following titles to get the full documents:

Telling the Truth about Timor

Telling the Truth about Timor

 

Right to a Fair Trial

Right to Fair Trial

 

Postcards to Attorney-General

WKBC Postcard AG

 

Timor Saga #1
These Charges Must be Dropped

Timor Saga 1

 

Timor Saga #2  Two Scapegoats

Timor Saga 2

 

Timor Sea Justice Forum Media Release 10 September 2018

Handout – Canberra Lawyer Faces Charges

Canberra lawyer faces charges

 

3. A 4 Handout – Australia spied on friends

Oz spied on friend March 2019

 

4. A5 handout – Witness K and Bernard Collaery

A5 background WKBC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019

Senate Inquiry Submissions
A 2019 Senate Inquiry is investigating Australia’s withdrawal from UN oversight of maritime boundary negotiations in 2002.  This withdrawal had direct bearing on subsequent unfair treatment of Timor-Leste.

Secrets, Spies and Trials
Watch the ABC Four Corners episode of 26 August 2019 which explains the spying and the prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery.

2015

National security, legal professional privilege, and the Bar Rules
Bernard Collaery address at the ANU 11 June 2015
Paragraphs 19, 54, 58, 59, 62 and 65 are fairly absorbing.

2014

Material from the International Court of Justice on the seizure of documents and the injunction for Australia not to use them:

ICJ Press Release 20 December 2013
ICJ Press release 3 March 2014

International Court of Justice Awards Timor-Leste Provisional Measures
Timor-Leste Government – Press Release – 4 March 2014

Senate: Committee of Privileges – Person Referred to: Bernard Collaery May 2014

“I spy something beginning with K”
Report of event hosted by Robertson O’Gorman Solicitors in Brisbane 29 October 2019 (pdf)

Here’s another petition which has almost 40,000 signatures. PLEASE SIGN

A Letter of Support was sent to Witness K and Bernard Collaery on 5 August  2019

Gareth Smith’s petition is worth signing.

Watch Juice Media’s  “Welcome to Timor-Leste” (2 and a half minutes).

Bernard Collaery was interviewed by Linda Mottram on 5 June 2019.
The link takes you to the recording and the transcript.

Click here for Drop the Case. It is in the series “Writing Rings for Righting Wrongs”.

Read here a report of Bernard Collaery’s launching of Clinton Fernandes’ book “Island off the Coast of Asia” on 13 April 2019.
Here is Richard Ackland’s comment on the launch in “The Saturday Paper” 20 April 2019.

Bernard Collaery wins prestigious award 
Lawyer Bernard Collaery won the Australian Lawyers Alliance (ALA 2018 Civil Justice Award in October 2018, recognising his work in fighting for justice for the Timor-Leste people.  Also see Congratulations message.

Witness K: Blowing the whistle on the grab for Timor’s oil
David Dixon and Paul Cleary, 13 September 2018 Sydney University