Local officials, witnessed by representatives from the foreign affairs ministry and the Dutch embassy, dug up a cemetery at Brondong in East Java last week to search for the remains, which were dumped there after being taken from the shipwrecks.
The Netherlands pressed Indonesia on Thursday to probe reports that the remains of Dutch sailors from illegally-salvaged WWII shipwrecks off its coast were dumped in a mass grave....
New mass graves containing about 5,000 suspected victims of Indonesia’s 1965 anti-Communist purges found: NGO
A new set of mass graves from Indonesia’s anti-communist purges has been discovered, a victim right’s group said Thursday, after recently declassified US documents...
In wake of declassified US files on 1965 mass killings, NU and Muhammadiyah say they’ll support reconciliation
"Reconciliation can be done, however it must begin with historical recognition."
Hoax photo alleging Jokowi attended speech of PKI leader spreads on social media, Jokowi: ‘I wasn’t even born in 1955’
For legal reasons, we need to note that this photo is a HOAX at least 5 times in this article.
Newly declassified files show US gov’t knew disturbing details about 1965 mass killings in Indonesia
In one telegram sent from the city of Surabaya on November 26, 1965 the US consul said the number of reports coming in from East Java were an "indication (of) widespread...
The New Order's fictionalized version of history still has many defenders fighting the ghosts of communists past.
Modern humans were present in Southeast Asia about 20,000 years earlier than previously thought, according to new evidence found in a Sumatran cave.