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The 1965 massacres: 40 Years without Justice

The 1965 massacres: 40 Years without Justice


17 April 2006

by Fabian Junge

In the night of 30 September 1965, a group of young military officers calling itself the “30th September Movement”, kidnapped and murdered six high-ranking Generals and one Lieutenant, allegedly to prevent a coup against Indonesia’s first president Soekarno. They dumped the dead bodies in a well called Lubang Buaya on the airforce-base Halim in Jakarta, where they had barricaded themselves. On October 1 General Suharto high-handedly took command over the army and forced the ... read more

Posted on 02:22 AM in Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Transitional Justice
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1965 – one of the darkest chapters in Indonesian history


29 October 2005

Südostasien Informationsstelle e.V. Watch Indonesia! e.V.

Joint statement on the occasion

of the commemoration ceremony

„40 years after the genocideof 1965 in Indonesia“

Saturday the 29th October 2005

in the “Asienhaus Essen”

 

Coming to terms with the past a necessary precondition for democracy

Between 1965 and 1967, in the course of Suharto seizing power, approximately 1 million people were killed in Indonesia. The victims were real and alleged members of the ... read more

Posted on 06:39 AM in Joint Press Releases & Statements, Human Rights, Transitional Justice
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Tragedi Tanpa Akhir

Tragedi Tanpa Akhir


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Indonesian version

Posted on 01:09 PM in History & Overview, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Die neuen Militärzivilisten

Die neuen Militärzivilisten


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German version

Posted on 09:26 AM in democracy, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, security sector
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Urteil gegen Entwürdigung Linker

Urteil gegen Entwürdigung Linker


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German version

Posted on 02:59 AM in democracy, Elections & Political Parties, Justice, Human Rights, Indonesia, Judiciary & Administration, Publications, Transitional Justice, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Entzug des passiven Wahlrechts von Ex-PKI-lern verfassungswidrig

Entzug des passiven Wahlrechts von Ex-PKI-lern verfassungswidrig


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Posted on 05:57 PM in democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, Information and Analysis, Publications, Transitional Justice
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„Make Love, Not War!“ in Aceh

„Make Love, Not War!“ in Aceh


Indonesia House, Amsterdam, September, 2002

By Aboeprijadi Santoso, journalist, Amsterdam

„Why is it that they want to maintain the nation by fighting against our brothers and sisters?“ Such is the Aceh-puzzle that disturbs Yayak, an Indonesian artist living in Cologne, Germany. Fears have grown that the next round of talk between the government in Jakarta and the Acehnese rebels GAM (Free Aceh Movement) in Geneva may sooner or later end up with an escalation of war. Already Jakarta hardliners’ emergency ... read more

Posted on 12:10 PM in Aceh, History & Overview, Indonesia, Publications, Regional Conflicts, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Pipit Rochijat tentang pembunuhan Massal 1965

Pipit Rochijat tentang pembunuhan Massal 1965


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Posted on 04:34 PM in History & Overview, Human Rights, Indonesia, Publications, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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Die Generäle feiern ihre Souveränität

Die Generäle feiern ihre Souveränität


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Posted on 05:04 AM in Aceh, democracy, Human Rights, Indonesia, East Timor, Press Freedom, Publications, security sector, Watch Indonesia! in the Media
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