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Indonesia finally comes clean on its chronic abuses

JAKARTA – After ignoring human rights issues for the duration of his tenure, President Joko Widodo has sprung a surprise by expressing regret for 12 gross violations dating back to the 1965-66 massacre of an estimated 500,000 alleged Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) members and supporters. But while the unprecedented move will help burnish Widodo’s image, […]

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