Sep 19, 2020 Last Updated 7:31 AM, Sep 18, 2020

Human Rights

Mapping the 1965-66 killings in East Java

In the first of a series of articles we present recent work by demographers and genocide scholars at Michigan State University's Asian Studies Centre on the 1965-1966 killings. Their analysis takes the form of a collection of infographics tracing population numbers across East Java at this time.
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The red thread

A recently uncovered report reveals how anti-communist paranoia stoked abductions of pro-democracy activists in the last days of the New Order

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