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Soeharto’s birthplace in Yogyakarta gets monument

  • Slamet Susanto

    The Jakarta Post

Yogyakarta | Sat, March 2 2013 | 09:58 am

PREMIUM A 3-meter statue of Soeharto has been erected by the late president’s family in the town where he was born, Kemusuk Lor Hamlet in Bantul, Yogyakarta.

The monument sits on a 3,800-meter plot and is flanked by 30 pillars and exhibits featuring photographs and memorabilia depicting moments from Soeharto’s life until his death in 2008.

“We built this monument so that the people wh...