Injusticia del Nobel

SINGAPUR – Martti Ahtisaari es un gran hombre y merece el premio Nobel de la Paz por la labor de toda su vida, pero ha sido un error por parte del Comité del Nobel noruego citar su labor en Aceh como razón para concederle el premio.

Como se decía en una crónica reciente de la agencia France Press , “el logro más notable de Ahtisaari fue la supervisión de la reconciliación entre el Gobierno de Indonesia y los rebeldes del Movimiento por la Libertad de Aceh, con la que se puso fin a un conflicto que había durado tres decenios y había provocado la muerte de 15.000 personas”, pero deberían haber sido el pueblo y los dirigentes de Indonesia los que deberían haber recibido el pemio Nobel de la Paz por el milagro político de Aceh.

Más aún: la mención de Aceh en esa cita del Nobel nos hace preguntarnos en serio por las imágenes mentales del Comité del Premio Nobel al conceder esos premios. Sus miembros parecen cada vez más presos del pasado. Siguen dando por sentado que vivimos en una era de dominio occidental de la historia mundial.

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