Habib's Victory Against The Shock-Jocks New Matilda 27 February 2012 One of the most maligned figures in the Australian media, Mamdouh Habib, has won a long-running legal battle against some of his prime antagonists — securing a defamation payout from the employers of three of Sydney’s most popular radio shock-jocks. Coming down the steps of … Continue reading Habib’s Victory Against The Shock-Jocks
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Mamdouh Habib: What Did Australia know ?
"Did Australia Know Habib was Being Tortured?" New Matilda 9th September 2009. Sometime in early November 2001, a terrified and confused Australian man named Mamdouh Habib was taken from a Pakistani prison cell trussed in chains. Someone within the US administration or intelligence system had decided he needed a tougher than usual interrogation and he … Continue reading Mamdouh Habib: What Did Australia know ?
The Extraordinary Rendition of Mamdouh Habib
"The Extraordinary Rendition of Mamdouh Habib" Dateline, SBS Television. 9th March 2005 After nearly 4 years in captivity Mamdouh Habib returned home to Australia in early 2005. This award winning story is based on an extensive interview with Habib, and raises serious questions about the involvement of Australian intelligence in his transfer to Egypt and … Continue reading The Extraordinary Rendition of Mamdouh Habib
The Trials of Mamdouh Habib
"The Trials of Mamdouh Habib" Dateline, SBS Television. July 7th 2004 Broadcast in 2004, this story was one of the first comprehensive investigations into the arrest and detention of Australian man Mamdouh Habib. It was also one of the first journalistic exposes of "extraordinary rendition", the Bush Administration policy of "outsourcing torture" which later became … Continue reading The Trials of Mamdouh Habib