A Pointless Reconciliation
The government will no longer investigate into the Trisakti and Semanggi tragedies. Reconciliation will not solve any problems.
The move by the government along with the National Human Rights Commission (Komnas HAM) to go for a reconciliation over the Trisakti and the first and second Semanggi tragedies, will be a big mistake. Reconciliation should happen after a judicial process. What kind of reconciliation is there to hope for if we do not even know who was behind the series of the bloody incidents in 1998?
The reconciliation effort, which is being led by Coordinating...