Connecting the dots: Dutch research and court cases
Marjolein van Pagee
Founder of the Histori Bersama Foundation
PREMIUM To understand why the Dutch government has decided to fund a largescale investigation into the Indonesian independence war, we need to acknowledge the political impact of the court cases against the Dutch state. It is extremely naïve to disconnect the two. This investigation may seem like an honest and brave attempt of the Dutch to finally take full responsibility for colonial atrocities. ...
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