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STORY OF THE WEEK: Ahmed Zaoui

STORY OF THE WEEK: Week Ending Sept 24th '04
Ahmed Zaoui's Incarceration In The Spotlight


Court Of Appeal Splits Over Zaoui Bail

Police Aplogise Over Zaoui/FIS/Terror Link Mistake - Police have apologised to the Prime Minister that they went too far in making statements that the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) had ties to Al Qaeda. See… Police concur they went too far with terror link
ALSO:
- Scoop Report - PM Clarifies Zaoui/FIS/Terror Confusion

PM Reveals NZ Police Botch-Up Labelled FIS A Terror Organisation- The Prime Minister revealed this morning on Breakfast TV that the police counter-intelligence unit wrongly labelled Ahmed Zaoui’s political party, the FIS, as terrorists. The Police action led to the FIS being added to a United Nations’ list of named terrorist ... See... Zaoui: Police error shows need for review
ALSO:
- Govt - PM's Terrorist Entities List
- Scoop Flashback - Police Threat Assessment Dec '02: Ahmed El Zaoui
- TVNZ Link - TVNZ: Clark questions terrorism link
- Scoop Report - Zaoui Refused Bail But TVNZ Granted Right To Interview

Amnesty Asks Govt Where Is Justice - Far from vindicating the Government's position on the imprisonment of Algerian refugee, Ahmed Zaoui, Friday's Court of Appeal decision finding that his imprisonment is legal emphasizes the duty of the Government to ensure he receives a fair hearing of the allegations made against him, Amnesty International said. See... NZ Govt Wins On Zaoui – But Where Is The Justice

Zaoui Refused Bail But TVNZ Granted Right To Interview - Today's Court of Appeal judgment concerning the detention of Algerian refugee, Ahmed Zaoui, strongly emphasised that prison was certainly not the only option that could be considered for Mr Zaoui's ongoing detention. See.. Zaoui Can Be Moved From Prison – Court Of Appeal & NEWSFLASH: Zaoui To Stay In Jail & Scoop Images: Court Of Appeal Rules On Zaoui Bail
Full text of decisions: Ahmed Zaoui V Attorney-General - CA CA166/04 & Court Of Appeal Decision - TVNZ Zaoui Interview
REACTION:
- Progressives - PM needs to heed Court of Appeal plea on Zaoui
- Greens - Release Zaoui now!
- Matt Robson - Zaoui: Police error shows need for review
- Govt - PM Lists Terrorist Entities
- Scoop Flashback - Police Threat Assessment Dec '02: Ahmed El Zaoui
- TVNZ Link - TVNZ: Clark questions terrorism link


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