Ben Saul

Ben Saul

Ben Saul is Challis Chair of International Law at The University of Sydney, an Associate Fellow of Chatham House in London, and has taught law at Harvard and Oxford.

Ben Saul reviews 'In the Company of Cowards' by Michael Mori

April 2015, no. 370 25 March 2015
Ben Saul reviews 'In the Company of Cowards' by Michael Mori
The unusual case of David Hicks is one of the most spectacular and politically supercharged miscarriages of justice in Australian history. Like the infamous Boer War case of Breaker Morant, Hicks was politically scapegoated and grossly denied a fair trial. Unlike Morant – a war criminal who murdered prisoners of war – even Hicks’s accuser, the United States, never claimed that Hicks had hurt ... (read more)