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Coming (back) to Jakarta

This week, files concerning US involvement in the massacres following the anti-communist coup in Indonesia led by General Mohammed Suharto in 1965 were declassified. Their reception illuminates both that dark time and… 110 more words

The Brouillon

52 YEARS AFTER FASCIST GENOCIDE, INDONESIANS SCARED OF “COMMUNIST GHOSTS”

From Jakarta and Yogyakarta: Andre Vltchek

It was once again a hot, muggy day in Jakarta. The air was full of pollutants, epic traffic jams blocking entire center of the city. 2,984 more words

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The Rising of Britain’s ‘New Politics’

by John Pilger

Delegates to the recent Labour Party conference in the English seaside town of Brighton seemed not to notice a video playing in the main entrance. 2,202 more words

Empire Watch

Keturunan Soekarno yang Tau Diri

YANG NAMANYA BANGKAI, WALAU DITUTUP-TUTUPI TAPI BAU BUSUKNYA TETAP AKAN TERCIUM JUGA.

Dijaman Suharto, semua buku atau tulisan yg berisi sisi negatif Sukarno pasti akan diberangus & dibungkam. 109 more words

Kisah

GOLD AND GUNS IN EDEN Part 4 of 4

A Memoir from Western New Guinea

While all these thoughts rolled through my head, Gil was sitting on the bed beside Jake. I resumed our conversation as if I was never absent in mind. 574 more words

Nature

Dari Sidang Pengadilan Rakyat IPT65 : Suharto, Rantai Komando dan Ketok Palu Kejahatan Genosida 1965-1966

Putusan Pengadilan Rakyat 1965 : Indonesia Lakukan Genosida

http://www.cnnindonesia.com/nasional/20160720141601-12-145854/putusan-pengadilan-rakyat-1965-indonesia-lakukan-genosida/

 

 

Ini Rantai Komando Tragedi ’65 dan Tahun-tahun Setelahnya

http://kbr.id/07-2016/ini_rantai_komando_tragedi__65_dan_tahun_tahun_setelahnya/83316.html

 

 

“Terdapat bukti berlimpah, berangkat dari sejumlah penelitian ilmiah mengenai periode ini, bahwa sebuah sistim kontrol dan represi militer yang bersifat vertikal dibentuk langsung di bawah wewenang Jenderal Suharto dan pelaksanaannya melalui serangkaian perintah dari Jakarta ke tingkatan yang lebih rendah.  711 more words

Misheard, Misled

Back in the days when one read print media, the Saturday Guardian used to run a feature called “Misheard”. This appealed to me for two reasons; first that my humour lies firmly in the camp of the ridiculousness of real-life and second my hearing has always been bad, since having grommets fitted as a child, so I often mishear things myself. 1,329 more words