was the last utterance of King Sisingamangaraja XII before a bullet
pierced his body after waging guerilla warfare for 30 years (1877
- 1907) with the Dutch.
He was shot with a gun (which at the time was popularly known
as "Bedil Selatan" by Hamisi (who was not a Moslem or a Christian)
from Tabelo - Halmahera. He was known as the Tiger of Aceh who
was under the command of Captain H. Christoffel.
Nobody likes colonialism. People have always felt that way in
the past. They still feel the same today and will still feel that
way in the future. When modern colonialism spread over North Sumatra,
the people in the Batak region people spontaneously reacted to
right for their rights. This happened even though the idea of
Unity and integrity was not vet recognized and officially written
by the people.