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Law centre says ex-spy Witness J’s case has echoes of authoritarianism and National Security Information Act needs ‘adequate safeguards’

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Australia newsLaw centre says ex-spy Witness Js case has echoes of authoritarianism and National Security Information Act needs adequate safeguards
The secret trial and imprisonment of a former intelligence officer was unprecedented, reminiscent of authoritarian regimes and should never be repeated, Australias national security laws watchdog has been told.
The Independent National Security Legislation Monitor (INSLM) is examining the case of Witness J, a former military intelligence officer who…

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