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Manipulation of Kartini symbol must end

  • Faiza Mardzoeki

Jakarta | Thu, April 21 2016 | 08:32 am

PREMIUM “I have thought a lot about what people say: Live happily! [...] People don’t want to see the naked truth. They turn away revolted from reality [...] Earlier today, we were so shaken and moved by an example of the suffering in life […]” (Kartini’s letter to Mrs. Abendanon-Mandri, April 8, 1902).

In the early 20th century, a woman not yet 20 years old, named Kartini, thought a lot ...