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Reporters Bridie Jabour and Michael Safi, who are attending the inquest into the three deaths arising from the Sydney Lindt cafe siege in December 2014, sit down to discuss the developments of each day

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Reporters Bridie Jabour and Michael Safi, who are attending the inquest into the three deaths arising from the Sydney Lindt cafe siege in December 2014, sit down to discuss the developments of each day

    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode 14

    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode 14

    A US expert believes the Lindt cafe siege was a terrorist act but his Australian counterparts have argued otherwise. Tuesday also saw six media organisations join forces to call for the suppressed identities of two DDP solicitors to be revealed. Michael Safi and Monica Tan talk it all over in the final recap of this inquest segment

    • 12 min
    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode 13

    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode 13

    When is a sheikh not a sheikh? Monday sees an expert witness on Islam take the stand, as well as the director of public prosecutions (DPP) solicitor facing the question of why Man Haron Monis was granted bail in 2013. Michael Safi was at the inquest and is joined by Bridie Jabour to discuss the evidence

    • 10 min
    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode 12

    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode 12

    Blame for gunman Man Haron Monis being on bail in December 2014 finally seems clearer. However legal technicalities meant proceedings stalled and much of what was discussed was kept from the media and, therefore, the public. Bridie Jabour is back to ask Michael Safi whether Friday marked a breakthrough in the inquest

    • 9 min
    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode 11

    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode 11

    Detective senior constable Melanie Staples, who recommended against granting Man Haron Monis bail in 2013, emerged as an impressive witness at the Sydney siege inquest. Michael Safi is joined by Monica Tan to discuss Thursday's evidence

    • 12 min
    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode 10

    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode 10

    Why did Asio officers attend Monis hearings without informing the police? This extraordinary information was revealed late on Wednesday, after the inquest heard that a police constable knew Monis was on bail when he was charged with additional offences in 2013. Bridie Jabour and Michael Safi unpick the key moments of a complicated day

    • 9 min
    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode nine

    Sydney siege inquest recap – episode nine

    Why was Man Haron Monis free in December 2014? The Director of Public Prosecutions continued wrestling with this question on day two. Michael Safi discusses the key moments with Helen Davidson

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

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Kim8@ ,

Where are you?

This was an awesome podcast , I caught onto it late in proceeding and was disappointed when it ended. Now that the inquest appears to be back in session I checked in but there appears to be no new episodes. Come back please !

BecBrain ,

Interesting and informative.

Sad to hear this podcast is being wrapped up. It was really informative and engaging way to provide insights into this sad event.

Edv2k ,

Interesting, good way to stay up-to-date

This podcast achieves the right balance between quick-bites of serious journalism combined with interesting thoughts and commentary. Finding time to read long form articles can be challenging, so this kind of podcast is very easily digestible whilst driving or walking. More please.

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