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Mintardjo: Indonesian at heart

  • Alpha Amirrachman


Oegstgeest, the Netherlands | Tue, March 30 2010 | 08:51 am

PREMIUM When young Mintardjo was sent to Helsinki, Finland, to attend the 1962 communist World Youth Festival and later to communist Romania to study, little did he know he would not return to Indonesia for many years because of unexpected political developments.Just three years after he left his homeland, the then popular Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) collapsed and carnage among its followers ensued. ...