Commonwealth prosecutors wrong on Witness K case, former NSW DPP says

Commonwealth prosecutors wrong on Witness K case, former NSW DPP says

The Guardian

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Nicholas Cowdery doubts the prosecution of Bernard Collaery and Witness K is in the public interest and believes it could undermine confidence in the justice system

The former New South Wales director of public prosecutions, Nicholas Cowdery, has slammed the prosecution of lawyer Bernard Collaery and Witness K, saying the case undermines confidence in the justice system, and commonwealth prosecutors were wrong to deem it in the public interest.

Speaking during an online event held by the Australian National University on Wednesday, Cowdery said Witness K and Collaery were being prosecuted for exposing the “harm the government did in our name”.

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