Umi Sardjono and the Annual Ghost
It takes courage to expose what really happened in 1965, including about Gerwani and its leader Umi Sardjono. To this day, people still hate each other based on a concocted history.
EVERY September 30, every time the September 30 Movement (G-30-S) of 1965 is commemorated, we are assailed by hatred, slander and hoaxes. Over and over again, on social media and in chat groups, danger signs that resemble contrived specters are resuscitated: the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) will be born again, the Republic will fall into the hands of communists and Indonesia is now led by members of a banned party.
In the 56 years since the...
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