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Calls to renew probe of 1965 tragedy mount

  • Marguerite Afra Sapiie

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sat, October 21, 2017 | 07:00 am
Calls to renew probe of 1965 tragedy mount A dark time -- Then Maj. Gen. Soeharto briefs members of the Army’s Special Forces (RPKAD, now Kopassus) prior to the removal of the bodies of the Army generals who were murdered during an alleged coup attempt on Sept. 30, 1965, which was blamed on the now defunct Indonesian Communist Party (PKI). As the most senior military officer available at the time, Soeharto led all the operations to restore security and impose order in the aftermath of the alleged coup attempt. (JP/30 Tahun Indonesia Merdeka)

PREMIUM Following the release of declassified United States files on the 1965-1966 tragedy, activists have called on the government to use the release as an opportunity to refresh and conclude a long-stalled investigation into the mass killings, for the sake of justice for the victims and families. Some 30,000 pages of files from the US Embassy released on Tuesday revealed more details of the campaign ...

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