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PKI & Anti-Communism

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October 4, 2022

New Mandala - October 4, 2022

Rendy Pahrun Wadipalapa – The "communist" label, inherited from Suharto's era, has become a traditional part of the Indonesian "political repertoire".

September 27, 2022

CNN Indonesia - September 27, 2022

Jakarta – The 212 Alumni Brotherhood (PA 212), the National Movement to Safeguard the Fatwas of the Ulema (GNPF Ulama) and the Islamic Brotherhood Front (FPI) have said in a statement t

August 5, 2022

Nusantara TV - August 5, 2022

Maulana – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan claims he was surprised to hear that the Indonesian government is often accused of being comm

April 4, 2022

Suara.com - April 4, 2022

Agung Sandy Lesmana – Officials from the sub-district military command (Koramil) and the Public Order Agency (Satpol PP) have removed a banner reading "Sack or impeach the PKI TNI Comma

March 31, 2022

CNN Indonesia - March 31, 2022

Jakarta – Institute for the Study of the 1965-1966 Massacres (YPKP 65) Chairperson Bedjo Untung believes that the move by TNI (Indonesian military) commander General Andika Perkasa to a

CNN Indonesia - March 31, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesian Human Rights Watch (Imparsial) Deputy Director Ardi Manto Adiputra hopes that the decision by TNI (Indonesian military) commander General Andika Perkasa which allow

December 30, 2021

Fulcrum - December 30, 2021

Leo Suryadinata – The Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) no longer exists in the country's political landscape.

October 1, 2021

Kompas.com - October 1, 2021

Tatang Guritno, Jakarta – The Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence (Kontras) says that the public's fear of communism is one of the factors making it difficult to reso

September 30, 2021

Tempo - September 30, 2021

Friski Riana, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) Deputy Speaker Lodewijk Paulus said it is necessary to conduct an in-depth study regarding the issue that the Indonesian Milit

December 19, 2020

CNN Indonesia - December 19, 2020

Padang – The family of Tan Malaka want more roads named after him in areas which were once a basis for his struggle. Not just in West Sumatra, but also in other parts of Indonesia.

September 30, 2020

Kompas.com - September 30, 2020

Jakarta – A survey by the polling group Saiful Mujani Research and Consulting (SMRC) has found than the majority of the public does not believe in the revival of the Indonesian Communis

September 28, 2020

Tempo - September 28, 2020

Andita Rahma, Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – The National Police said they would not issue any permit to allow mass gatherings for the screenings of the G30S PKI.

September 24, 2020

CNN Indonesia - September 24, 2020

Jakarta – The Save Indonesia Action Coalition (KAMI) has sent an open letter to President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo in which they demanded he take serious action against of the resurgence of

September 13, 2020

Detik News - September 13, 2020

Jakarta – The enforcement of total Large Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB, partial lockdown) in Jakarta will be an obstacle for plans by the 212 Alumni Brotherhood (PA 212) and affiliate

August 31, 2020

CNN Indonesia - August 31, 2020

Jakarta – The 212 Alumni Brotherhood (PA 212), which is part of the Unitary State of the Republic of Indonesia (NKRI) National Anti-Communist Alliance (ANAK), plans to hold joint screen

August 2, 2020

South China Morning Post - August 2, 2020

Randy Mulyanto – The spectre of communism still looms large in two of Southeast Asia's most vibrant democracies.

July 21, 2020

CNN Indonesia - July 21, 2020

Jakarta – The Draft Law on the Agency for Pancasila Ideology Education (RUU BPIP) which will replace the Draft Law on Pancasila Ideology Guidelines (RUU HIP) contains a prohibition on

July 6, 2020

CNN Indonesia - July 6, 2020

Yogyakarta – Dozens of people from various different Islamic groups, which make up the Jogja United Alliance, held a Crush the Indonesian Communist Party (Ganyang PKI) action at the ze

July 5, 2020

CNN Indonesia - July 5, 2020

Jakarta – Participants at Sunday's "Crush Communism Rally" in Jakarta from organisations such as the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI), the 212 Alumni Brotherhood (PA 212) and the National

July 2, 2020

Kumparan - July 2, 2020

A 27-year-old man with the initials "JS" in Payakumbuh city, West Sumatra, has been arrested for wearing a red T-shirt with a hammer-and-sickle logo – the symbol of communism – display

June 25, 2020

CNN Indonesia - June 25, 2020

Jakarta – Alumni Brotherhood 212 (PA 212) Chairperson Slamet Maarif has denied accusation that the group intentionally provided a flag with the hammer-and-sickle logo on it to be set a

June 24, 2020

Jakarta Globe - June 24, 2020

Yudha Baskoro – Islamist groups, including the National Anti-Communist Alliance (Anak NKRI), the Islamic Defenders Front (FPI) and the 212 Alumni Brotherhood (PA 212), brought hundreds

CNN Indonesia - June 24, 2020

Jakarta – Islamic organisations from the National Anti-Communist Alliance (Anak NKRI) protesting the Draft Law on Pancasila Ideology Guidance (RUU HIP) set fire to a hammer-and-sickle

June 19, 2020

Kompas.com - June 19, 2020

Ihsanuddin, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo will not send a presidential letter (surpres) to the House of Representatives (DPR) signifying its agreement with deliberations on

June 3, 2020

CNN Indonesia - June 3, 2020

Jakarta – Another hammer-and-sickle flag case has again raise its head after a flag with the communist logo was found in Makassar.

May 31, 2020

CNN Indonesia - May 31, 2020

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Security, Politics and Legal Affairs Mahfud MD has confirmed that there are no parties seeking to revoke the TAP MPRS Number XXV/MPRS/1966 on the Di

May 26, 2020

CNN Indonesia - May 26, 2020

Jakarta – There has been much discussion on the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) of late.

May 13, 2020

Antara - May 13, 2020

Imam Budilaksono, Jakarta – The chairperson of the Justice and Prosperity Party (PKS) faction in the House of Representatives (DPR), Jazuli Juwaini, says that his fraction opposes the

December 1, 2019

Inside Indonesia - December 1, 2019

Herlambang P Wiratraman – "Honourable panel of judges, once again, people's lives, happiness, prosperity and peace have been disrupted!

November 24, 2019

Liputan 6 - November 24, 2019

Jakarta – Greater Indonesia Movement Party (Gerindra) Executive Board Deputy Chairperson Sufmi Dasco Ahmad has clarified that a speech delivered by the Defense University rector during

Tempo - November 24, 2019

Budiarti Utami Putri and Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – The head of the Commission for Missing Persons and Victims of Violence's (Kontras) monitoring bureau, Rivanlee Anandar, believes that th

September 18, 2019

CNN Indonesia - September 18, 2019

Jakarta – The Draft Criminal Code (RKUHP) includes jail sentences for anyone who spreads communist, Marxist and Leninist teachings in public.

August 8, 2019

CNN Indonesia - August 8, 2019

Jakarta – Raids on leftist books discussing communism and the banned Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) have started again.

August 5, 2019

Coconuts Jakarta - August 5, 2019

As a result of Indonesia's bloody 1965 communist purge and mass killings, as well as decades of anti-communist propaganda during Suharto's New Order dictatorship, the "red scare" of co

Detik News - August 5, 2019

Muhammad Taufiqqurahman, Makassar – A group calling itself the Indonesian Muslim Brigade (BMI) has seized books they say smack of communism from a Gramedia bookstore in the South Sulaw

Tirto.id - August 5, 2019

Haris Prabowo – A book raid by a group of people calling themselves the Indonesian Muslim Brigade (BMI) in the South Sulawesi provincial capital of Makassar has caused an uproar on soc

July 31, 2019

Jakarta Post - July 31, 2019

Jakarta – The Legal Aid Institute (LBH) in Surabaya, East Java, has lambasted the Kraksaan Police and the Indonesian Military for seizing books believed to contain communist teachings,

July 23, 2019

Suara.com - July 23, 2019

Achmad Ali – A thanksgiving celebrating the 23rd anniversary (HUT) of the People's Democratic Party (PRD) at the secretariat offices in the Bratang Gede area of the East Java provincia

July 22, 2019

CNN Indonesia - July 22, 2019

Jakarta – A number of ormas (social or mass organisations) arrived at the People's Democratic Party (PRD) offices in the Bratang Gede area of the East Java provincial capital of Suraba

March 17, 2019

Agence France Presse - March 17, 2019

Nathan Schmidt and Sulthan Azzam – Bookseller Yanto Tjahaja was tending to his shop when soldiers burst through the door and confiscated a dozen titles over claims they violated one of

January 28, 2019

Tempo - January 28, 2019

Fikri Arigi, Jakarta – Indonesian Solidarity Party (PSI) secretary-general Raja Juli Antoni has called Prabowo's and his Gerindra Party's political fashion as primitive following a rec

January 27, 2019

Detik News - January 27, 2019

Isal Mawardi, Jakarta – Prabowo Subianto's younger brother and financial backer, Hashim Djojohadikusumo, says that they will accept any and all support for his older brother's presiden

January 25, 2019

Jakarta Globe - January 25, 2019

Sheany, Jakarta – A plan by the Attorney General's Office to launch a massive crackdown on books about communism and other banned ideologies has prompted concerns that this may erode f

Coconuts Jakarta - January 25, 2019

It's 2019, but paranoia about communism – caused by the 1965 coup attempt of the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) as well as decades of government propaganda – still runs strong among

KBR - January 25, 2019

Heru, Dian, Astri, Hermawan, Rei, Jakarta – Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu supports the proposal by Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo to conduct nationwide raids on communist book

January 24, 2019

Tempo - January 24, 2019

Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – Book traders operating at Blok M Square in Jakarta say that raids on books containing banned ideas will be pointless because the works are a product of ideas.

Tempo - January 24, 2019

Friski Riana, Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu expressed his support for the Attorney General's Office (AGO) that suggested to hold a massive government crac

January 23, 2019

Tempo - January 23, 2019

Taufiq Siddiq, Jakarta – Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo is proposing that massive raids be carried out to hunt down books which contain communist teachings and banned ideologies.

Detik News - January 23, 2019

Gibran Maulana Ibrahim, Jakarta – Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo has spoken out about hundreds of books on communism that were seized last year in Kediri, East Java.

January 10, 2019

Jakarta Post - January 10, 2019

Ivany Atina Arbi, Jakarta – Scholars and rights activists have condemned the Indonesian Military's (TNI) recent move to confiscate books about the now-defunct Indonesian Communist Part