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Duterte inspired by ‘Petrus’: Wiranto

  • Marguerite Afra Sapiie

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, August 12 2017 | 12:39 am

PREMIUM Summary execution-style killings between 1982 and 1985, known locally as penembakan misterius (mysterious shootings), or Petrus, were infamous as a means of bringing down crime rates in the country during the dictatorial regime of former president Soeharto.

More than three decades later, Petrus, considered one of Indonesia’s past gross human rights violations, is said to be an inspiration...