Feb 20, 2018 Last Updated 12:49 AM, Feb 16, 2018

Military Oppression

Hunted communists

Hunted communists

Many of those accused of being communists fled to South Blitar after the Surabaya crackdown, only to become the target of the Trisula Operation in 1968

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Sensitive truths

Sensitive truths

The exhumation of mass graves from 1965-66 is a fraught and dangerous business

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Accomplices in atrocity

Accomplices in atrocity

The mass killings of 1965-66 in Indonesia were international, not just local, events - and the US played an important role

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I'm still here

I'm still here

Forty-five years later, survivors are telling their stories about their suffering in detention 

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Survival through slavery

Survival through slavery

Suspected communists who survived the killings of 1965-66 in South Sulawesi spent the next 20 years working for the military in an isolated jungle camp

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A man on a mission

A man on a mission

From the highlands of Papua to exile in England, Benny Wenda is a leader of his people

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In memory of martyrs

In memory of martyrs

A Chinese community constructs and preserves the memory of their loved ones, the victims of racial and political violence in Banyuwangi

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Through a building darkly

Through a building darkly

The story of the Teochiu Huikuan building in Medan provides insights into Chinese Indonesians’ history of dispossession

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