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Los ANGELFS Ao fteved For Release 2001/03/04: CIA-RDP80-01601 R0008g951 . 9 HERALD-DISPATCH OCT 26 1972 SEMIWEEKLY - 35,000 Nixon's Nazis Use Asians In 'P'dssin6143r C G_~~ Pot KAMPALA, Uganda-The Nixon gang of Nazi exploiters under the direction of the dangerous Super-Suave fascist Henry Kissinger, have plotted the nest move in a strategy to pit the people of color in the United States against each other. Then so-called-sacrificing,, pronouncement that the nowontrolled AnA would resettle 1,000 East Indian Asian being kicked otit of Uganda for neo-1 1 the fast growing Ugandian con- trolled economy. East Indians imported into Africa by the British colonial rulers were used as the middle- class elite to maintain a slate aclc and Mexican American 1-3 professional labor market al- ready hard hit by the Nixon regime's Big Business Money Policy. Kissinger-controlled NI x o n sow the seeds of dissention hold on the African people. among the Blacks and Chicanos. After years of struggle and Seeing the slow progress being bloodshed, African a ations , t made, the Nazi plot-makers ousted the colonial exploiters; !decided to use the East Indians only to be left with v, eil-trained i as pawns in their dirty chess neo-colonialist. economic East I, game of divide and rule. Indian saboteurs. The American agreement to take in these East Indians is seen by many countries of the world as being too little since Canada has agreed to take tip to 6,000 out of the estimated 40,000 left of the Black Asians who refused to repractiale to their original homes in India. Britain, the ultimate respon- sibility holders for the displac- ed Indians, has the task of ab- sorbing an influx of unskilled labor in Its already highly +m- employed island of decadence. General Idi Amin, President of Uganda, has ordered all East Indians out by November 8, and curiously enough, no one for. If convicted, let run free `during years of appeals. If is questioning the fact that none of the Indians and Pakis- tanis have the slightest desire to return to their own coun- tries of poverty and disease. America has not only agreed to resettle just 1,000, but has put a condition on those enter- ing the U.S. America will screen and accept only those East Indians with professional skills and high employment po- tential, a direct threat to the warning. East Indians who have rob- bed and exploited Africans for decades, will now be allowed to come to America to assist the Nixon regime in its con- tinuing effort to rob and ex- ploit minority Americans. Part of the Nixon plan has backfired, as darker skin East Indians who still refuse to rec- ognize their African heritage, have expressed fears of com- ing to America because of the well-known treatment accorded darker skinned Black, Chicanos and Puerto Ricans Americans. The U.S. in its financial prop-' pings of racist regimes like South Africa, Rhodesia, Moz-, asbique, Angola and Guinea-? Bissau, have added another', form of aid, not for the thou- sands of East Asians caught up in a vacuum of colonialist ! tricks, but aid to the clever elite East Asian tricksters. Once again the I-IERALD- DISPATCH is alerting the community to the threat of j further exploitation and ag- gression, and once again time I .will prove the validity of that! Approved For Release 2001/03/04: CIA-RDP80-01601 R000800250001-9 Approved For Release0~12"'A-RDP80 DESPITE ABUSE OF AMERICANS IN UGANDA BY STANLEY MEISLER T{met Staff Writer In late July, Dr. Thomas Patrick Melady, the new U.S. ambassador to Uganda. met Gen. Idi Amin for the first time. The ambassador quickly sent his impressions to WVashington in a confidential cable. While his opinion of the Uganda ruler was low, the ambassador urged the U.S. gov- ernment to try not to antagonize him. "Not antagonizing Amin" has been the hallmark of U.S. policy toward Amin. not only since the arrival of hielady, but long before, in the view of many outsiders. - The United States has stuck to this policy even though Americans have been abused far more by Amin's sol- diers than any other group of foreigners in Uganda except Asians with British passports. . Since Amin took power by coup in January, 1971, three Americans-a journalist, a university lecturer, and a Peace Corps trainee-have been killed, one Peace Corps trainee wounded, the wife of a U.S. diplo- mat molested and almost raped, sev- eral Americans thrown in jail with- out cause, and numerous American tourists searched and roughed up. The response to this has been a helpless wringing of the hands, a few mild attempts at pro- test and a furious expenditure of energy, particularly by Melady, to try to prevent U.S. readers from finding out just how badly Ameri- cans have been treated in Uganda. The rationale for all this has been concern for the safety of almost a thousand Americans who live in Uganda. U.S. officials insist that if the United States offended Amin in some way, the erratic general might go into a rage and harm the Ameri- eons there. But the practical result of the pol- icy has been to hide from the Ameri- can public just how much security has deteriorated in Uganda. Nothing would drive that home to Americans like an outcry from Washington. Moreover, it can be argued that the policy has hurt more Americans than it has saved. Keeping quiet about the treatment of tourists, for example, has only trapped more tourists into entering Uganda and being mistreated by soldiers. Stern talk and public protest might be a up the case of the Ameri- cans. This sounded so incredi- ble that some newsmen assumed Ferguson, fear- in the embassy phones were tapped. simply did not want to discuss the matter by telephone. A few days later in Kampala. however. Fergu- son confirmed what he had said by telephone. Amin had called Ferguson and the Chinese charge d'affaires together to an- nounce Uganda's approval of Mr. Nixon's visit to Chi- na. Ferguson believed this was not the right time to bring up the case of Stroh and Siedle. Ferguson finally d i d meet with Amin two weeks after the disappearance. By this time, it was clear that Stroh and"Siedle were dead. Pressured by the Stroh family, which owns a brewery in -Michigan and h a s important political connections, the State De- partment began a cam- paign of petering Uganda officials about the case. The matter was raised whenever an important Ugandan official came to Washington. Briton Meads Inquiry In response to all this, Amin agreed to an official inquiry. After s e v e r a l false starts, a commission finally did complete its in- quiry. The commission was led by a former Bri- tish judge of the Uganda Nigh Court-Justice Da- vid Jeffreys .Jones-who was frightened enough to leave Uganda and mail his report from outside. .I o n e s concluded that Ugandan soldiers of the Simba (Swahili for lion) Battalion at Mbarara had murdered Stroh and Sied- le. The government of Uganda, in a white paper accompanying the report , told newsmen in Nairobi last J u I y, agreed t h a t better protection to Americans than by phone that he had seen Stroh and Siedle had been The chronological record, pieced together from public and private sources, both in Washington and East Africa. tell; the full story of how the U.S. government has react- ed to a tyrant in a little country in a part of the world that the United States usually ignores. The first and most serious injury to Americans came in early July, 1.971, when soldiers at Mharara Bar- racks in southwest Uganda killed Nicholas Stroh. Z.3, and 11ohert. L. Siedle, 46. Stroll, a free-lance jour- nalist, and Siedle. a lecturer at Ma- kcrere University, and formerly on the University of Miami, Fla., fac- ulty, were investigating reports of a tribal massacre within the bar- racks. Stroh and Siedle were probably killed Friday, July Q. The L.S. Embassy did not know they had been taken until the next day. U.S. officials could not have prevented the murders. A political appointee, Clarence Clyde }'erg eson Jr., was ambassador a: the time. Ferguson is now deputy assistant secretary of state for African affairs. Ferguson decided that the best way to free Stroh and Sicdle unharmed was to ma' :e little fuss about it. For that reason, no embas- sy officer vas sent to Mba- rara. Later, Ferguson ex- plained that he feared that Col. AV. F. Ali. commander of the barracks, might pa- nic at the arrival of a U.S. official and kill the de- tained Americans. Consul Given Job In the meantime. Fergu- son assigned a relatively junior officer, Consul Phi- lip Klein, to try to contact the Uganda government about the missing Ameri- cans. This was done de- spite the conviction of ex- perienced diplomats that African governments do not take a foreign protest or concern seriously un- less it comes from the top. About 10 days after the disappearance Ferguson STATINTL secret hand-wrin proved For Rele a l2t0O 8a/O4t IA-RDP80-01601 R0008002500%laPtinued Approved For ReleaseSL01%0364 CIA-RDP80-, 19 AUG 1972 U.S. Helps Evade Ban on Israelis, Uganda Charges KAMPALA (UPI) - Presi- dent 'di Amin accused the t/ i nited States of sending Israe- lis into Uganda disguised as V.S. citizens. -: He warned U.S. Ambassador Clyde Ferguson that U.S.- -Ugandan relations could suffer if the alleged practice were not stopped, American offi- cials said. Israelis have been barred from Uganda since Amin li r o k e diplomatic relations .with Israel in April. But the president said he had reliable information that Israelis were still entering with false U.S. passports. . Ile also threatened "drastic action" if the United States sends U.S. Central Intelligence ,Agency agents here "dLs- guised as Peace Corps volun- teers," officials said. ' ? "If any American or other -foreigner makes an unauthor- :ized visit to an Army barracks or restricted area here it will :not be the responsibility of the -government if he is harmed," Amin told the envoy. He was apparently referring :to U.S. freelance journalist Ni- cholas Stroh, 33, a writer for The Star, and university lec- turer Robert Siedle, 46, who may have been killed by troops at a southwest Uganda -barracks a year ago. -. The Ugandan government is :awaiting the report of a judi- cial inquiry into the disappear- ance of the two men. Approved For Release 2001/03/04: CIA-RDP80-01601 R000800250001-9.