The Question That was Never Asked
PRABOWO Subianto invited Sudirman Said to his parents’ home in Jalan Kertanegara, Kebayoran Baru, Jakarta, last Tuesday, to discuss the May 1998 incident and the kidnapping of activists prior to the Reformasi.
Prabowo asked why he is always mentioned in connection to the human rights violations—a hot topic before every election.
“Pak Prabowo said he was on commander’s call at the time. He is ready to take responsibility and has never escaped from Indonesia,” said Sudirman, debate content director for Prabowo-Sandiaga Uno’s debate team, last Friday.
Prabowo, then leutenant general, was commander of the Army Strategic Rese...