Mark Dreyfus

David McBride arrives at court to a hero's welcome

War crimes whistleblower David McBride received a hero's welcome when he arrived to face court, writes Alex Bainbridge.

Andrew Wilkie wants the Labor government to use the power it has to “discontinue the politically-motivated prosecutions” of whistleblowers David McBride and Richard Boyle. Paul Gregoire reports.

David McBride speaking outside Labor's national conference in Meanjin. Photo: Alex Bainbidge

Three years after the Brereton inquiry into war crimes in Afghanistan, not one of the perpetrators has been charged but David McBride faces jail for revealing them. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Attorney General Mark Dreyfus has agreed to the US' request to extradite former United States marine Daniel Edmund Duggan, writes Binoy Kampmark.

Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus' decision to drop the prosecution of Bernard Collaery has been widely welcomed. Kerry Smith reports.