30 Oct 2019

'Nauru 19' facing further trial over protest

2:22 pm on 30 October 2019

The re-trial of a Nauru group facing charges over an anti-government protest more than four years ago is set to begin.

Crowds gather in Nauru

The 2015 protest outside the Nauru Parliament kicked off the long-running saga. Photo: supplied/ Shane Bazzi

The group, dubbed the 'Nauru 19', is seeking a permanent stay on the charges on the grounds that the previous govenrment had misused the judicial process.

A permanent stay was originally granted by Justice Geof Muecke in September last year, but the Nauru Court of Appeal set this aside in June.

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