No glory for the political soldier, enemy of democracy
Bhatara Ibnu Reza
Senior researcher for Imparsial, the Indonesian Human Rights Monitor
PREMIUM Ahead of the 72nd anniversary of the Indonesian Military (TNI) on Oct. 5, we’re again seeing signs of the reemergence of the “political soldier.” This is apparent in the figure of TNI chief Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo, whose recent comments lie beyond his responsibility as the head of the military. Among other political actions, he ordered subordinates to hold public screenings of the N...
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