Friday, 2 March 2007

David Hicks Murder Charge Dropped

After years of waiting it seems that Guantanamo detainee, David Hicks has had his murder charged officially dropped, however he is still to be charged with terrorism offences. david Hicks is to face a preliminary arraignment hearing withink 30 days, with a trial expected in July 2007.

What do you think will be the outcome? WIll David Hicks be charged with committing terrorism offences? Do you think that David Hicks will EVER return home to Adelaide, Australia?

MURDER charges against Adelaide-born David Hicks have been dropped after he this morning became the first Guantanamo Bay detainee to be officially charged with terrorism offences.

Hicks, who has spent the past five years in captivity at the US military facility in Cuba, has been formally charged by the Pentagon with providing material support for terrorism, under its new military commission rules.

He now faces a preliminary arraignment hearing within 30 days. A full trial is expected to take place by July. ~Reported by STEFANIE BALOGH, NEW YORK on AdelaideNow

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