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Children of the PKI claim their own independence

  • Dian Kuswandini

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, August 19 2008 | 10:37 am

PREMIUM Bimo B. Basworo, 12, never met his grandfather, Nyoto, once a leader of the outlawed Indonesian Communist Party (PKI). Two years ago, when he came across an article about his grandfather, he gave it to his history teacher. The story of the PKI in the article, Bimo said, was rather different to the one he had read in his history textbooks. Nyoto was the second deputy of the PKI and a state...