This mini-encyclopedia explains some of the key terms pertaining to the events of 1965-66 John Roosa Aidit, DN (1923-65) Head of the Communist Party of Indonesia (PKI). It is difficult now to understand his strategising in the months before the 30 September Movement, the hours during which the movement occurred, and the weeks he lived [...]
Arsip | Januari, 2010
Statement from the International Conference “Kemerdekaan dan Perubahan Jati Diri: Postcolonial Indonesian Identity” Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta 14-15 Januari 2010 As Indonesian and International historians, we oppose the banning of book in Indonesia recently. For example, John Roosa’s book Dalih Pembunuhan Massal. This book is an objective work of historical scholarship. Its original English version [...]
(Versi ringkas ‘Book Banning in Indonesia : A Blast from the Past’ dimuat di Jakarta Post, 13 Januari 2010) John Roosa Pertamakali saya mendengar berita bahwa terjemahan buku saya, Dalih Pembunuhan Massal: Gerakan 30 September dan Kudeta Suharto (Pretext for Mass Murder: The September 30th Movement and Suharto’s Coup d’État in Indonesia), dilarang, saya dikuasai [...]
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Published on The Jakarta Post (http://www.thejakartapost.com) Book banning in Indonesia: A blast from the past John Roosa , Vancouver, Canada | Wed, 01/13/2010 9:41 AM | Opinion When I heard the news that the Indonesian translation of my book, Pretext for Mass Murder: The September 30th Movement and Soeharto’s Coup d’État in Indonesia, was banned, [...]