Obituary: Des Alwi, the boy from Banda
The Jakarta Post
PREMIUM JP/J. Adiguna The late Des Alwi may be known as many things to different generations. An independence fighter, a diplomat, an historian and a filmmaker.But most notably he was among the gallery of fascinating personalities that emerged during Indonesia’s formative years to be simply remembered as the boy from Banda.Des died in his sleep Friday morning at his home in Permata Hijau, South Jak...