It’s important to remember that Zaoui wasn’t freed because he was innocent, but because he traded intel for the USA for his freedom. See also: A dirty little deal has been forged The Greens say Friday’s issuing of an arrest warrant for ‘bumbling Jihadi’ Mark Taylor proves there’s no need to widen the law’s definition of… Continue reading Arrest warrant for ‘bumbling Jihadi’ proves new terror law not needed – Greens.
A lawyer who once said a decision by David Cunliffe not to allow refugee Ahmed Zaoui’s family into New Zealand was “cruel and inhumane”, is now his deputy chief of staff. Auckland lawyer Deborah Manning will be working for the Labour leader under recently appointed chief of staff Matt McCarten – a former Unite Union… Continue reading Zaoui lawyer now working with Labour’s Cunliffe
This is one of the diplomatic cables about New Zealand held by Wikileaks. February 23, 2005 SUBJECT: NEW ZEALAND AIMS TO STRENGTHEN ITS TERRORIST FINANCE LAWS Classified by: DCM David R. Burnett. Reasons: 1.4 (b) and (d). 1. (U) Summary: The New Zealand government continues to tighten provisions of an anti-terrorism law it enacted more… Continue reading WikiLeaks cable: Terrorist finance laws
The legal aid bill for Algerian asylum seeker Ahmed Zaoui’s challenge to his security-risk certificate has been estimated at $3 million. The legal aid bill for Algerian asylum seeker Ahmed Zaoui’s challenge to his security-risk certificate has been estimated at $3 million.
Zaoui was never innocent, he made a deal., which he can easily reneg. WHEN the chips were down, Ahmed Zaoui sang like a bird to buy his freedom in New Zealand. Zaoui’s decision to offer new information that could be prejudicial to him — presumably about the so-called freedom-fighting networks he belonged to — is… Continue reading A dirty little deal has been forged
Ahmed Zaoui provided information to the Security Intelligence Service on Algerian groups with terror links which has been passed to the American CIA, intelligence sources say. One of the reasons given yesterday for the SIS deciding Mr Zaoui is no longer a threat to New Zealand was that he had become “more candid” in his… Continue reading Zaoui provided information useful to CIA – source