On other David Hicks-related matters Adelaide Now aka The Advertiser online reports that Hicks is likely to be returned in the next week to ten days to serve the rest of his sentence in Yatala prison. His Australian lawyer, David McLeod, left today for Guantanamo Bay to participate in this process. As he left, he delivered a serve to the state government, warning it against political interference:
"It's up to the Commissioner of Federal Police to determine issues such as control orders, whether they should be obtained, and there shouldn't be any political influence in that decision," he said. "If there is, we'd have something to say about it."At the moment I'm reading Leigh Sales' book Detainee 002: the case of David Hicks. For a review of it see here. I'll post my own comments when I've finished it.