Knights of the people

Kompas – April 13, 2013
Knights of the people

Man: Are you prepared to take on thugs like these? Now that’s what you’d call a knight in black (shining) armor!

With the military trying to depict the soldiers involved in the Cebongan prison executions as “knights of the people” and the victims as thugs who deserved to be killed, many have responded cynically that perhaps the military should go after real thugs – the politicians, legislators and government officials who steal billions of dollars from the public purse with impunity.