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'Complete secrecy' in Witness J case 'should never be repeated': Human Rights Law Centre

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By Blake Foden
Updated May 4 2021 - 10:20pm, first published 4:20am
Witness J at the United States Central Intelligence Agency headquarters. Picture: Supplied

The Human Rights Law Centre has called for urgent reform of national security laws to prevent a repeat of the "unprecedented" situation in which a former Australian intelligence officer was jailed in "complete secrecy".

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.