When the Indonesian troops appeared at the demonstration Pacifica Radio's Amy Goodman and journalist Allan Nairn placed themselves between the heavily armed soldiers and the demonstrators, assuming that the presence of foreign witnesses would prevent violence. They were beaten to the ground as the firing began.
You are invited to read excerpts from the Senate Testimony of Allan Nairn on the Santa Cruz massacre. Also, a full transcript of Nairn's Senate testimony, as well as an audio cassette of Massacre: The Story of East Timor, a radio documentary he co-produced with Amy Goodman, are available from ETAN's Bookstore.
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