Over Before It Began
Efforts to deal with the 1965 human rights violations have stalled. Initiatives for resolutions actually come from the regions.
THE evening prior to meeting with President Joko Widodo at the Palace on May 31, Bedjo Untung was still listed as a visitor. The following morning, Bedjo was getting ready in the Palace vicinity to enter with the other visitors: participants of the Aksi Kamisan (Thursday Actions) who were promised a dialog with the president. Without knowing why, however, it turned out that Bedjo’s name was scrapped from the visitor’s list.