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Activists put Indonesia gov't on trial for 1960s mass killings

Nov 11, 2015 - 11:28 AM

At least 500 000 people died in the purge across the Southeast Asian archipelago that started after then General Suharto put down a coup on October 1 1965

MASS KILLINGS. Activists put on trial the Indonesia government for the 1960s mass killings that massacred 500,000 people. Screenshot from official trailer of 'Act of Killing' on YouTube

Indonesian literary festival cancels 1960s massacre events

Oct 25, 2015 - 7:34 PM

A statement on the festival website said the cancelations came after increased scrutiny from local authorities