Meet ‘terrorist lawyer’ Rob Stary

‘I don’t judge. I don’t prosecute. I defend’

An article about lawyer Rob Stary was recently published by Fairfax (29 April 2017).

Rob Stary’s law firm represented a number of the men tried for various terrorism offences in our documentary ‘The Trial’. The film features interviews with Rob Stary and lawyers from his firm as well as behind the scenes observational footage of their preparations during the trial.

http://www.theage.com.au/good-weekend/criminal-defence-lawyer-rob-stary-has-represented-terror-suspects-and-killers-is-there-anything-he-regrets-20170425-gvrrmu.html

 

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RE-RELEASE OF THE TRIAL: The inside story of Australia’s biggest terrorism trial

Re-release of The Trial: The inside story of Australia’s biggest terrorism trial.

You can now buy this important human rights film about Australia’s legal approach to terrorism from film and educational distributor Ronin Films. https://www.roninfilms.com.au/feature/14119/trial.html

The film can be bought for download or on DVD for personal or educational use.

 

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How terrorism hysteria turns police reports into propaganda

Opinion piece by Greg Barns, published in the Mercury 1 January 2017.

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Greg Barns says prison treatment radicalises terror suspects

On 7 September 2016 the Age published the following article by Greg Barns.

http://www.theage.com.au/comment/harsh-prison-treatment-might-further-radicalise-terror-suspects-20160907-grasgw.html

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IS reports Ezzit Raad killed in Syria

Islamic State says that Ezzit Raad was killed in Syria while fighting for their cause. Raad was convicted of terrorism offences in 2008. He was barrister Greg Barn’s client.

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ATTENTION ALL LEGAL STUDIES TEACHERS

“A new documentary video resource [The Trial] will assist in inspiring discussion about the criminal trial process and Australian lawmaking and its impact, especially on human rights and individual civil liberties”, says the VCTA, the Victorian Commercial Teachers Association.

For more details, go to the VCTA website: http://www.vcta.asn.au/news/id/151

To watch The Trial online, go to http://www.thetrial.com.au/the-film/watch/

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You can watch The Trial online

To stream The Trial: The inside story of Australia’s biggest terrorism trial documentary online, go to the WATCH tab.

 

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The Trial closes Castlemaine documentary festival

Bryan Dawe conducted a Q&A with defence barrister Greg Barns, director Joan Robinson and producer John Moore, following the screening of The Trial, to close the Castlemaine Documentary Festival.

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(26 July 2015)

 

 

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26 JULY: Upcoming screening of The Trial + Q&A with Greg Barns

At 7.45pm on Sunday 26 July 2015 The Trial: The inside story of Australia’s biggest terrorism trial is screening at the historic Royal Theatre in Casltemaine as part of the Castlemaine Documentary Festival, followed by a Q & A with barrister Greg Barns and producer John Moore.

Don’t miss this rare chance to view the film on the big screen and to access behind the scenes insights.

For more details and tickets, go to the Royal Theatre’s website: http://theroyalc.com.au/events/castlemaine-documentary-festival-the-trial/

 

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Now you can watch The Trial online

Now you have the option to stream The Trial online for $4.99 – click on the player below. If you prefer a DVD, click on the BUY DVD button in the header, above on the right hand side.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS FILM CAN NOW BE SOLD AND DISTRIBUTED IN VICTORIA (THE LEGAL SITUATION HAS CHANGED SINCE THE TRAILER WAS MADE).

If you normally use Firefox as your browser, we recommend you change to another browser like Safari to play the film. We’ve had difficulty accessing the film ourselves via Firefox.

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