TO BE HEARD before the Court of Public Opinion
Charges of Piracy, Kidnapping and Murder
DEFENDANTS: Individually and severally, Tony Abbott, Prime Minister of Australia; Scott Morrison, Minister for Immigration of Australia: Lieutenant General Angus Campbell, Head of Operation Sovereign Borders, All Commanders and Crew Members of vessels involved in Operation Sovereign Borders; Staff of Manus Island Detention Centre.
Piracy, “a felony, such as robbery or hijacking, committed aboard a ship or aircraft”
There are multiple charges of PIRACY against the defendants.
There have been numerous examples of Piracy in the past two months. Vessels were removed from their Master’s control and their authority has been usurped.
These events happened on divers occaisions includingt but not limited to, on, or about 13th Dec 2013; 23rd Dec 2013; 1st Jan 2014; 8th Jan 2014; 11th Jan 2014; 16th Jan 2014; 31st Jan 2014; 5th Feb, 21st Feb 2014.
Kidnapping “abducting by force or fraud”
Multiple charges of KIDNAPPING are also being brought against the defendants.
On the aforementioned dates, at least 315 human persons had their liberty taken from them. While some of those persons were abducted within Australian territorial waters the rest were abducted on the high seas and taken, against their will, to assorted places. Some were forcibly or fraudulewntly taken on board Australian flagged vessels and illegally transported through Australian Waters and across the High Seas before being abandoned at sea.
Murder “to kill someone unlawfully with premeditation or during the commission of a crime”
TWO charges of Murder are being brought against the Defendants.
At the Manus Island Detention Camp, on Monday, 16th Feb 2014, Reza Barati was deprived of his life in an unlawful riot. Eyewitness accounts state that the riot was caused by G4S staff who had been tasked with the running of the Detention Camp. The death of the said Reza Barati occurred inside the Detention Camp.
Another Iranian was evacuated to Australia with critical neck injuries and it is now accepted he has since died and his relatives in Ahwaz, Iran notified.
The prosecution reserves to right to bring further charges against some or all of the defendants as evidence comes to light.
The prosecution demands custodial sentences for all defendants!
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