anti-communism - updates

Rappler's latest stories on anti-communism


Indonesia arrests people wearing shirts with communist logos, confiscates books

May 29, 2016 - 12:17 PM

The crackdown is a backlash to Indonesia s bid to probe anti communist massacres from 50 years ago

MASSACRE PROBE. In this photograph taken on August 15, 2012, a group representing Indonesia's retired military commanders and organisations including the country's largest Muslim body Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), delivers a statement at the NU headquarters in Jakarta. the group rejected any apology to the victims of bloody anti-communist purge, when between 500,000 and two million suspected communists were killed in purges in 1965 and 1966 under general Suharto. Photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP

Jovito Palparan: We've got to hate the movement

Aug 12, 2014 - 2:41 PM

In a May 2006 interview with Newsbreak Palparan speaks about his profession and his massive counter insurgency campaign

TIMELINE: The search for Jovito Palparan

Aug 12, 2014 - 12:09 PM

The timeline traces the series of events that culminated in Palparan s arrest

ARRESTED. Retired Major General Jovito Palparan was finally found after evading a warrant of arrest in December 2011. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

General Palparan, 'The Butcher,' arrested in Manila

Aug 12, 2014 - 6:18 AM

UPDATED Retired Major General Jovito Palparan one of the country s most wanted men is arrested almost 3 years after he went into hiding

ARRESTED. Former Maj Gen Jovito Palparan presented to the media after his arrest, at the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) headquarters in Manila, 12 August 2014. Jose Del/Rappler