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‘Racism remains for Chinese — Indonesians’

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, January 22 2012 | 07:45 am

PREMIUM Although the state no longer put up legal and institutional barriers to entry for Indonesians of Chinese descent to fully take part in public life, many are reluctant to open up because of deep-seated trauma from racism.

Hermawi F. Taslim, leader of the influential Chinese Indonesian group Glodok Community, said some Chinese descents were still living in their exclusive community and stuck...