ALLAN NAIRN: “CAN BUSH NAME ANY FOREIGN ENEMIES FACED BY INDONESIA? i.e. that are a serious threat?”
By Kevin Stoda, TIME-SHARE OWNER IN INDONESIA
I call on all time-share owners world-wide to contact the U.S. government and discourage the continued support some of criminals (the worst military men) against humanity in the country of Indonesia. Tell Obama to force the fingers off the triggers by setting an example with Indonesia this Spring.
Amy Goodman of DEMOCRACY NOW [DN] interviewed Alan Nairn twice in the past week. First, Goodman said, “Since Allan Nairn broke the news of the assassination program here on Democracy Now! last Friday, the Indonesian press has been buzzing with the allegations. A military spokesman told the Jakarta Globe that the military is considering legal action against Allan Nairn. Earlier today, Allan issued a public threat—a public challenge to the Indonesian military to arrest him so that he could face off with the military in open court.”
She added, “Allan Nairn is no stranger to the Indonesian military. In 1991, Allan and I survived a massacre in East Timor, when more than 270 Timorese were killed by US-backed Indonesian soldiers. In 1999, Allan sneaked back into East Timor and reported on the Indonesian military atrocities there as the Indonesian soldiers burned much of East Timor to the ground. They arrested Allan, but he continued reporting from prison.”
Alan Nairn stated on DN today, “I welcome this threat. I just put out a statement on my WEBSITE
saying I welcome this threat. They should arrest me, so that we can face—have a face-off in open court. And we’ll describe in open court, before the Indonesian public, how the Indonesian armed forces are assassinating civilians. I’ll detail the massacres, the disappearances, etc. And I will attempt to call TNI generals as witnesses and question them under oath and will also attempt to call US officials as witnesses—US officials from the White House, the CIA, the Pentagon, the State Department—and ask them, under oath, to tell the Indonesian public in a trial why they have been giving arms and training, year after year after year, to an Indonesian armed forces as they’ve been killing civilians. As the US has seen the results of their arming and training of people like General Sunarko of thousands of other top officers, the US has continued to pour in weapons and training to facilitate these murders. So I want to get a chance to put the CIA station chiefs, the US military attachés to Indonesia, the generals from the Pentagon, the national security advisers—maybe the presidents, if that’s legally possible—put them on the stand here in Indonesia in court and ask them, under oath, ‘Why did you do this? Why have you done this to the civilians of Indonesia?’ and ask the same questions to Indonesian generals. So I’m challenging the Indonesian military, if they’re serious, if they really believe their own denials, I’m challenging them to arrest me.”
Although I love the people of Indonesia, their cultures, and their food, I avoided traveling to the country until after the 1999 victories of democracy in Indonesia and East Timor.
Later, I traveled to Bali for the first time in the wake of the Bali bombings—a home grown terrorist threat in Indonesia by Islamic extremists and ultra national Indonesians.
I later bought a timeshare on a neighboring island of Bali’s—I made the purchase partially with the goal of regularly writing my congressman and senators in the USA and tell them to be concerned about global warming (as archipelagos are greatly effected by the rising sea level and temperatures). Now I want to tell OBAMA and the worst Congress money can buy, “Quit helping Murderers!”
If Indonesians does not get their military officers on a leash, I will sell my share of property in Indonesia.
JUSTICE CANNOT WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!