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Indonesia Apology Urged Over Massacre of a Million Citizens in 1965
Written by Mong Palatino On 26 January 2014 @ 4:26 am | 1 Comment
In East Asia, English, History, Human Rights, Indonesia, Politics, Quick Reads
Human rights groups Tapol and East Timor and Indonesia Action Network have launched a campaign  called ‘Say Sorry for '65’ addressed to the Indonesian government in relation to the reported killing  of a million citizens during the anti-communist campaign of the government in the 1960s:
In 1965/66, up to a million Indonesians were massacred by the military, paramilitary and civilian mobs. Hundreds of thousands more were injured, disappeared, raped and imprisoned without trial. The United States and the United Kingdom secretly welcomed and supported the killings.
For fifty years the victims have been asking for justice and for the government to Say Sorry for ‘65, but Indonesia denies these crimes even happened.
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 campaign: http://etan.org/action/saysorry.htm
 killing: http://www.change.org/petitions/president-sby-say-sorry-for-65
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