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Hersri Setiawan: Survivor of a dark, political chapter in Indonesia's histor

  • Matheos Viktor Messakh

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, September 30 2008 | 10:16 am

PREMIUM Many people who were been jailed by the New Order regime following the so-called September 30 Movement in 1965 might regard themselves as victims of a political game. But former tapol (political prisoner) and author Hersri Setiawan refuses to be called a victim. "I'm not a victim because I was aware of the risks I faced when I chose the leftist movement," Hersri told The ...

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