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“There really is very little that is so particular or peculiar about terrorism ... What really should matter to us is the death and injury and terrifying of people. Terrorists are not the only people who do this. It’s being done as you and I speak, in what is cosily called domestic violence.

“We really do need to challenge the idea that terrorism is peculiar to this time and requires laws that are so special as to go beyond the restraints that we have for hundreds of years decided are appropriate to what I’ll call ordinary murderers.”

Bret Walker SC, Australia’s first (only?) Independent National Security Legislation Monitor, 20 September 2014

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