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From Baghdad bureau chief to Tasmanian PTSD advocate, Dean Yates plays role in Julian Assange defence

Adam Holmes
Updated July 2 2021 - 1:34am, first published November 24 2020 - 4:30am
The video released by Wikileaks in 2010 shows a US Apache helicopter gun down two Reuters staff in Baghdad. Dean Yates, who lives in Evandale, was their bureau chief - and his evidence is part of Julian Assange's extradition defence.
The video released by Wikileaks in 2010 shows a US Apache helicopter gun down two Reuters staff in Baghdad. Dean Yates, who lives in Evandale, was their bureau chief - and his evidence is part of Julian Assange's extradition defence.

It's impossible to find anywhere more removed from Baghdad at the height of the Iraq War than hiking in the Cradle Mountain National Park.

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Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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