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Fear haunts ethnic Chinese

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, April 11 2008 | 12:32 pm

PREMIUM Ask any Chinese Indonesian if they want to join a political party and chances are they will answer in the negative. "You have to know your place in society," is the usual answer, or "Politics is not our domain." It is a standard answer, a legacy of the past New Order regime, which taught them to stay out of politics. Those were the days when Chinese Indon...