Indonesia remains unable to resolve, ignore or forget the multiple issues related to its violent past. Denials and repression of the issues have been the standard strategy. This has been responsible, at least in part, for the tendency to view the rise of Islamisation in an ahistorical fashion and the failure to recognise and control the legacies of past violence and impunity that has spilled into contemporary politics.
Heryanto, Ariel (2023) “One propaganda film has haunted Indonesia”, 360, 14/03/2023, https://doi.org/10.54377/29ac-2a58.
keywords: 1965, Blitar, Communist, G30S, massacres, New Order