Wednesday, March 03, 2004

Ahmed Zaoui update

It seems to be going all Zaoui's way in the courts - today his lawyers won the right to question the Inspector-General of Intelligence about bias, and to access some of his documents and correspondence.

Unfortunately, Zaoui is still in jail, and will be until either the Inspector-General completes his review, or an appropriate Minister withdraws the security risk certificate. I'm actually surprised that the latter hasn't happened already - Dalziel's sacking has provided the government with an opportunity to back away gracefully. Surely they can't still believe the SIS's "evidence"...?

Also, for the voyeurs, the infamous home video is now online at