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Reconstruction Indonesian History Of 1965 & State Violation

2017-04-19T22:29:57+00:00 December 5th, 2016|Categories: Reference|

History, Memory and Remembrance: a Perspective from  the Victims  by: Bedjo Untung*   Prolog Firstly I would like to thank deeply for the opportunity given to me to speak in front of you - the historians, scientists, academicians, historio-graphers, Human Rights activists, experts -   in the most honorable forum - the Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. I am [...]

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Remembering the Indonesian Killings

2017-04-19T22:47:58+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Categories: Opinion, Reference|

When the Indonesian army’s strategic reserve crushed an internal army mutiny on 1st October 1965, the reserve’s leader, General Suharto, seized the opportunity to link the mutiny - which had claimed the lives of six leading Generals - to the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI). At this point, the PKI was the largest communist party outside the [...]

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The Truth About GERWANI

2017-04-19T22:42:07+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Categories: Reference|

THE GENDER ASPECT OF THE SUHARTO REGIME "Experience has shown that it is so easy for people to be branded, accused, detained and tortured, until they are forced to confess to what they never even did." Syed Husin Ali by: Wim F. Wertheim On 23 September 1990, at the invitation of Indonesians staying in the Netherlands, [...]

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Why tribunal ruled on genocide

2017-04-19T23:31:32+00:00 August 16th, 2016|Categories: Reference|

By Nursyahbani Katjasungkana* Source Jakarta Post,Fri, August 5 2016 On July 20, a video of presiding judge Zak Yacoob reading out the major conclusions of the International People’s Tribunal on the 1965 Crimes Against Humanity in Indonesia (IPT 1965) was released simultaneously in Jakarta, Amsterdam, Melbourne in Australia, Frankfurt in Germany, Phnom Penh and Stockholm. The [...]

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The 1965 Mass Killings in Indonesia: CIA Blames the Victims For Being Murdered

2017-04-23T16:12:34+00:00 August 11th, 2016|Categories: Opinion, Reference|

  Foreign Service Officer Richard Cabot Howland, who was stationed in Jakarta from 1965 to 1966 at the Embassy in Indonesia, in 1970 published an article in the classified internal journal of the Central Intelligence Agency, Studies in Intelligence (“The Lessons of the September 30 Affair,” Vol. 14, Fall 1970: pp.13–28). The article was approved for declassification and release [...]

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Allen Dulles’ “Indonesian Strategy” and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy

2017-04-23T16:13:03+00:00 July 7th, 2016|Categories: Reference|

By Edward Curtin Review of Greg Poulgrain’s book "The Incubus of Intervention: Conflicting Indonesian Strategies of John F. Kennedy and Allen Dulles" Would Allen Dulles have resorted to assassinating the President of the United States to ensure the achievement of  his ‘Indonesian strategy’? This is the central question addressed by Greg Poulgrain in his extraordinarily important book, The [...]

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Atrocities Against Native Americans

2017-04-23T15:46:33+00:00 June 25th, 2016|Categories: Opinion, Reference|

Source : United to End Genocide Numerous atrocities against Native Americans span the hundreds of years from the first arrival of European explorers to the modern era under a wide range of circumstances. Today there are over 500 Native American tribes in the United States, each with a distinct culture, way of life and history. Even [...]

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Genocide in Darfur

2017-04-22T18:11:19+00:00 June 25th, 2016|Categories: Reference|

Source : United to End Genocide The Situation To this day, the Sudanese government continues its long-standing policy of attacking innocent civilians. In addition to the ongoing crisis in Darfur, forces under the command of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir have carried out attacks against civilians in the disputed Abyei territory, and South Kordofan and Blue Nile States. [...]

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