Please consider the plight of the Americans being held at Pulacharke prison at this moment. It’s been over a year since they’ve been declared completely innocent by the Afghan appeals court, yet they’re still being held. The question is…why? If the Afghans admit that no torture occurred (which they did), that they entered the country legally (which they did), that there was no torture (which they did), then why has the American government turned its back on them?
Put aside the question as to whether or not Jack and his men are active-duty soldiers, because that’s not the question. The question is not whether he had an alleged “fraud conviction” (and that’s not what it was!) The question is–if you were abroad working in a country that signed agreements to honor basic human rights of people working there in order to receive financial assistance–and then you’re falsely arresting of something and thrown in prison for it–wouldn’t you expect your countrymen to take up arms, or pens, or telephones and make sure that the people who are pulling the levers of power would at least be AWARE of this situation?
It would seem to me that if more people were aware of this story something would have been done about it besides trying to brush it under the rug.
Wouldn’t your friends and family–if you were arrested under circumstances like these in a foreign country–demand that something be done about it?
Well it’s time the American people did so on behalf of the Americans being held at Pulacharke. Certainly Karzai with all of the languages he speaks understands English!
It’s time to turn up the heat on all our elected representatives, because this absolutely should not stand. How on earth can someone remain in detention–remain in prison–after they’ve been declared innocent by the country where they’re being held? This whole affair is so convoluted it’s beyond description, and it defies REASON!
Contact your representatives and ask them why Idema, Bennett and Caraballo are STILL being held at Pulacharke when they were all declared innocent by the Afghans since at least December of last year.
We should make it clear that we know what has gone on here and that it’s an outrage and all men from TF Sabre/7 should be released, exonerated, their names cleared. And we should be also pushing for a Congressional investigation as to who was involved, the how and the why. Nobody fighting in Afghanistan or Iraq should EVER have to worry about being hung out to dry like this by a government that is employing stalinist tactics and turning its back on all the freedoms and rights that have been provided and guaranteed us by our founding documents and the blood of our forefathers, many of whom are laying at Arlington cemetary–as well as old standards which all men in uniform think they have as safeguards such as the Geneva Conventions. Are we to apply the Geneva Conventions to terrorists to whom these safeguards don’t apply and ignore them for our men in uniform for whom they were written???
If so, we’re setting ourselves up for FAILURE in this TERROR WAR.
This is the “Free Jack” campaign.
To join the campaign, email me
and tell me you want to join the Free Jack Idema blogburst.
You will be added to the blogroll and I’ll send you the html code to put up for that week in case you’re pressed for time and can’t put something together…or you can write your own.
We will be blogging on this every Wednesday until he and his team are released, and when they are, we’ll be blogging about a congressional hearing.
I will maintain an email list, and will email you the post of the week along with a picture (if there is one for that week) to host at your blog.
Join the fight. No American should ever have to worry about ending up in this predicament ever again. But first, we must make sure they get home safely and in one piece.
Fidelis ad urnam.
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These are the blogs so far who are participating:
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Wild Thing’s comment
America did what it had to do and so did Jack Idema and his men. The enemy counted on America to be passive and they counted wrong. They counted on weakness and apathy, because the left in the U.S.A. has a strong voice thanks to the media and giving voice to the screaming meanies and liars in our Government the socialist lefties their voice was what the terrorists counted on. But once again they, the terrorists counted wrong. Men and women in our military and men like Jack Idema and his men did what was necessary to go after Osama and his followers. Idema was successful at what he did, but now he needs to be backed up. He needs for our government to let him be free. He has been declared innocent more then once. But our government seems to feel that it would make too much bad press IMO to let Jack be free. So he waits and waits as a prisoner declared innocent for his own country to allow him to be free.
Please continue reading for the list of contacts you can write to and or call to do your part.