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The irrepressible and intimate Mochtar Lubis

  • Warief Djajanto Basorie


Jakarta | Sun, September 21 2008 | 09:49 am

PREMIUM The late Mochtar Lubis is arguably Indonesia's best known, internationally acclaimed newspaperman and veteran political prisoner of two presidents. He attests that some political prisoners rceived better treatment, depending what what they were allegedly inside for. Lubis revealed this in his diary, published May 2008, describing his time in 1975 at Nirbaya, the detention facility in East...