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#33641 - 11 Sep 06 02:07 The scariest thing...
riccardo Offline
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Registered: 12 Oct 05
Posts: 2195
Loc: Jakarta
My cable internet provider, Kabelvision, has had major tech problems and I've been out of action for a week. I saw this shocking article while at my office but I don't use their computers to post stuff here. It's about Munir and the Indo Intel boys paying big $$ to lobbyists in Washington D.C.... At least one other Indonesian-based blogger has picked up on it recently too.

Read this amazing stuff and download the pdf files too, they're fascinating, especially the tripped out Gus Dur connection.

link: http://www.publicintegrity.org/icij/default.aspx?aid=519


Anyway, the scariest thing in all this Munir skullduggery is the bit about how they administered the arsenic --- THEY PUT IT IN HIS MIE GORENG (fried noodles)!

Now how frightening is that?? Garuda, the national flag carrier, on an international flight, serves friggin' mie goreng to business class passengers!! I hear their caterer is Pak Budi, the old boy with the red and white kaki lima out in front of the airport terminal.
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#33642 - 11 Sep 06 08:43 Re: The scariest thing...
juminten Offline
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Registered: 08 Dec 05
Posts: 3870
Loc: disana-disini
munir, a very brave man!! and he's gone frown

dirty bastards! i think they killed two other good men too...pak agus wirahadikusuma and pak baharuddin lopa!

would you please put the full article on here richie?
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#33643 - 11 Sep 06 11:31 Re: The scariest thing...
KuKuKaChu Moderator Offline
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Registered: 09 Oct 05
Posts: 10790
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mi goreng in business class? indomie? or something classy, like yummi?

good to know that garuda is paying attention to the bottom line.
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#33644 - 11 Sep 06 11:54 Re: The scariest thing...
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Registered: 07 Nov 05
Posts: 2552
Loc: Central Jakarta
kalau sudah begini rasanya, seperti cerita-cerita di film
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#33645 - 13 Sep 06 00:59 Re: The scariest thing...
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Registered: 12 Oct 05
Posts: 2195
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A couple of the local papers finally picked up on this story -- nearly a week after the initial report! But they all seemed to miss the importance of the connection with Munir, or did they?. They all focused on the lobbying to restore military ties, which by mid-2005 was nearly a done deal anyway, so why the $30,000/mo? Simple, to ease the US congress' pressure for a proper prosecution of Munir's assassins. And who paid all that money, let's see it rhymes with kin or din or rin tin tin and looks just like Osama's middle name... Could those same guys have "spoken" to the nation's esteemed editors?
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