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Title Willie Brigitte
Published 2004


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  300.994 Fco/Rne  2004/02/09  UNAVAILABLE
Description 1 videocassette (VHS) (45 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Series Four corners (Television program)
Summary A special investigation into suspected terrorist Willie Brigitte. Allegations have swirled around Brigitte ever since his discreet deportation from Australia and his much-publicised arrest in France last October. He has been portrayed as the most dangerous Al Qaeda link so far uncovered in this country. He is accused of undertaking terrorist training in Pakistan and suspected of plotting terror against a variety of targets in Australia. Now he sits 22 hours each day in a French prison cell, held without trial under the catch-all charge of "associating with a group with a view to preparing an act of terrorism". Who is Willie Brigitte? What brought him from France to Australia in May last year? Was it, as he claims, out of an interest in Aboriginal culture? What did he actually do while here on a tourist visa?
Notes Off-air recording of ABC-TV "Four Corners" broadcast February 9, 2004. Copied under Part VA of the Copyright Act
Credits Producer: Jo Puccini ; Editor: Des Horne ; Fixer/Translator (France): Wayne Bodkin ; Translator: Narelle Fletcher ; Associate Producer: Michael Doyle ; Executive Producer: Bruce Belsham
Performer Reporter: Liz Jackson ; Additional reporting: Evan Williams, Tim Palmer ; Voice Overs: Christian Manon, Thomas Vacca, Olivier Lejus
Notes No RAting Given
Available for Deakin University staff and students only
Subject Brigitte, Willie
Law -- France
Deportation -- Australia
Emigration and immigration law -- Australia
Author Jackson, Liz
Bodkin, Wayne
Fletcher, Narelle
Williams, Evan
Palmer, Tim
Manon, Christian
Vacca, Thomas
Lejus, Olivier
Puccini, Jo
Horne, Des
Doyle, Michael
Belsham, Bruce
Australian Broadcasting Corporation