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(From Bulletin Wire)
Byline: Paul Osborne
The federal government's proposed anti-terrorism laws seriously limit fundamental human rights and fail to provide effective judicial review against violations, three international law experts said.
The trio, Professor of International Law at the University of NSW, Andrew Byrnes, Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the ANU, Hilary Charlesworth, and Gabrielle McKinnon, from the Regulatory Institutions Network at the ANU, were asked by the ACT government to examine the draft laws.
In their report to ACT chief minister Jon Stanhope, they said the laws did not meet four of the seven …