Allan Nairn

Allan Nairn

Allan Nairn is an award-winning American investigative journalist who became well known when he was imprisoned by Indonesian military forces under United States-backed strongman Suharto while reporting in East Timor. His writings have focused on U.S. foreign policy in such countries as Haiti, Guatemala, Indonesia, and East Timor. Wikipedia*

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Allan Nairn has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 House Committee.

Appearances by Title:c. October 13, 1999 - Present Correspondent Videos: 2

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  • Perspectives on the First Amendment

    Perspectives on the First Amendment

    The panelists talked about the challenges facing journalists who report from war zones or other hot spots where First Amendment…

  • Situation in East Timor

    Situation in East Timor

    Participants testified regarding the violence and resistance movements in East Timor. They focused on the violations of…

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