Almost two decades on and David Hicks is still an enigma

Andrew Chounding
August 29 2021 - 6:30am
David Hicks adventurer or terrorist
David Hicks adventurer or terrorist

On this day in 2004 Australian David Hicks stood in a US courtroom facing charges of terrorism, conspiracy and attempted murder after being apprehended by US forces in Afghanistan - he pled not guilty.

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Andrew Chounding

Andrew Chounding

Journalist & Health Reporter, The Examiner

An experienced multi-platform journalist focusing on the issues that impact health in Tasmania. With a background in social research and public policy, health reporting for Andrew is about ensuring the best health outcomes for the Northern Tasmanian community. Contact Andrew at: or 0437 358 262

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