The Voices Of

Pramoedya Ananta Toer
Imprisoned for 14 years and 20 years in house and city arrests.
"The Brantas river was full of bodies and red because of the blood."

Asvi Warman Adam
Historian - Indonesian Institute of Science
"The element that triggered the killing was the army."

Ilham Aidit
Son of former communist party leader
"I am very sure that the state at that time performed a murder; extra-judicial execution of my father."


Imprisoned for 7 years
"The goal was to entertain and to fool people, so that they would be TERLENA (to forget, to stay silent, to be off guard) and now criticizing the government."

Abdurrahman Wahid
Former President of Indonesia
"We will formally rewrite our history on that matter."