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1965 victims protest against ‘The Act Of Killing’

  • Apriadi Gunawan

    The Jakarta Post

Medan | Sun, September 30 2012 | 09:32 am

PREMIUM A victim of the 1965 anticommunist purges in Medan, North Sumatra, Astaman Hasibuan, raised his voice in protest against the controversial film The Act of Killing, which tells the story of the massacre of Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) members in North Sumatra.

The film leaves out the role of the military, whereas in fact, said Astaman, most of the murders of PKI members in the province ...