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Labor has serious questions to answer about Witness K

Labor has serious questions to answer about Witness K

Labor used to be the party that was sceptical of Australia's intelligence agencies. It's time for MPs to speak out on their party's collusion with the cover-up of the Witness K scandal — even if it means admitting Labor's own culpability in the affair.

Will Labor take a stand on the Witness K trial?

Will Labor take a stand on the Witness K trial?

Crikey readers discuss political silence around the Witness K trial.

As politicians frolic, the Witness K scandal unfolds in a crowded courtroom

As politicians frolic, the Witness K scandal unfolds in a crowded courtroom

The greatest intelligence scandal of recent decades continued in a small Canberra court yesterday when Witness K and Bernard Collaery were put on trial. The government wanted to hide it.

‘Hypocrite minister’: Timor-Leste activists blast Bishop for prosecution of Witness K

‘Hypocrite minister’: Timor-Leste activists blast Bishop for prosecution of Witness K

Timor-Leste activists see the mistreatment of Witness K as yet more evidence of Australian arrogance and imperialism.

Cash scandal a major test for Commonwealth prosecutor

Cash scandal a major test for Commonwealth prosecutor

A failure by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions to put Michaelia Cash's staff on trial in relation to the AWU raids would send a grave signal about the independence of that office.

A short and disturbing history of Australia’s spy scandals 

A short and disturbing history of Australia’s spy scandals 

Over and over, the history of intelligence services in Australia is that the only people made to suffer are those who reveal wrongdoing or incompetence.

Bob Carr’s road to Beijing hits a Kiwi bump

Bob Carr’s road to Beijing hits a Kiwi bump

The China Lobby needs to keep up with what's going on in the region while rehearsing Beijing's talking points.

Timor-Leste bugging was our Watergate — except in this version, Nixon wins

Timor-Leste bugging was our Watergate — except in this version, Nixon wins

Neither Labor nor News Corp are interested in one of the greatest scandals and cover-ups of recent Australian history, the bugging of Timor-Leste.

Dreyfus and Carr revealed bugging first — so why have K and Collaery been charged?

Dreyfus and Carr revealed bugging first — so why have K and Collaery been charged?

The prosecution of Bernard Collaery and Witness K for revealing the bugging of Timor-Leste overlooks that Bob Carr and Mark Dreyfus revealed espionage claims first, and reckoned the allegations "weren't new".

Meaty tales and Labor luminaries as Bob Carr launches bootstraps memoir

Meaty tales and Labor luminaries as Bob Carr launches bootstraps memoir

Carr's 'hymn to public life' was launched among some of the biggest names in Labor of the last half century.