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Mass killings that were planned: A ‘game changer’

Amsterdam | Thu, October 4, 2018 | 11:00 am
Mass killings that were planned: A ‘game changer’ Murder ilustration (Shutterstock/-)

PREMIUM “My wife was burnt alive in Kutaradja [now Banda Aceh] in the mid-1960s along with 11 members of Gerwani [Indonesian Women’s Movement affiliated with the now-defunct Indonesian Communist Party, or PKI],” Tjut Husin Fatly told me.

The late Fatly, or Pak Tjut as he was known among Indonesian exiles in the Netherlands, was one of the three founding members of the PKI ...

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