Mr Hicks could be months away from being placed at the mercy of a system that has been described by many as unfair, rigged and flawed. The constantly changing military commission process has been heavily criticised by legal experts from both Australia and abroad. Even the United States' own military lawyers have been scathing in their opinion of the system's ability to deliver justice.
The council's comments echo concerns expressed by Maj. Michael Mori, Hicks' US military lawyer, who has worried that Hicks is being used as a "guinea pig" for the military commission process [ABC recorded audio] would not be given a full and fair trial. AP has more.
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