Television Interviews

ABC – “West Papua Massacre”

Top Stories: West Papua massacre: University of Sydney citizen’s tribunal calls for Indonesia to investigate Biak slaughter Indonesia is facing calls to investigate the killing, raping, and torture of more than 150 civilians on the West Papuan island of Biak 15 years ago. A Sydney University citizen’s tribunal presided over by former NSW attorney-general John Dowd, now the president of the International Commission of Jurists, today found that “large numbers” of West Papuans had been tortured and mutilated. The tribunal urged Indonesia to bring those responsible for the “crimes against humanity” to justice. It is estimated more than 150 people were killed and their bodies dumped at sea after a West Papuan protest which raised the banned West Papuan Morning Star in Biak in June, 1998. Indonesia has never admitted the massacre, claiming only one person was killed, and blaming the bodies washed ashore on a … [read full story abc.net.au/news/5160134]

NBN TV – “Kids on Campus activity at Coffs Harbour”

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7.30 Report Australian Broadcasting Corporation – “People smuggling claims question role of authorities”

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Australian Families of Crime television series –
“MR BIGS: George Freeman and Lennie McPherson”

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Australian Families of Crime television series –
“King of the Cross: Abe Saffron”

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Kids kept in adult jails — includes commentary from John Dowd

Special report reveals underage Indonesian teenagers are being kept in adult jails, and whistle-blowers say authorities have ignored the truth. Includes brief appearance by The Hon John Dowd AO QC. [ See more ]

Interview with John Dowd and George Negus “Angry Hicks”

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The Hon John Dowd AO QC speaking on Tamil genocide in Sri Lanka.

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