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Urban Chat: From 'Kafir' to 'Komunis' The Bogeyman Lives On

  • Lynda Ibrahim

Jakarta | Sat, May 14 2016 | 09:19 am

PREMIUM A long while ago I read somewhere that the more diverse a group, the stronger the bond is required to hold them together as a group. Logical. In the case of The Prince and the Pauper, or Beauty and the Beast, it was blind love. In the case of a nation as colorful as Indonesia? Perhaps fear of a common enemy will do.

As a girl who was born and raised in the heyday of Soeharto’s iron-fist ...

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