News and Analysis: Indonesia
Indonesia’s former military dictator Suharto was buried Jan. 28 in a family mausoleum near his hometown. His death marks the end of one of the most barbaric lives in modern history. Strictly following U.
In January 1946, over 140 Indonesian nationalist and workers’ organizations came together to form the Struggle Front (Persatuan Perjuangan). The goal was to fight for complete independence from Dutch colonialism.
The following are excerpts from a speech delivered on Dec. 6, 2005, at a forum hosted by the ANSWER Coalition—Act Now to Stop War and End Racism—in San Francisco. Santos is a spokesperson for the Alliance for a Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines and a member of the Northern California Steering Committee of International ANSWER.
From the depths of the Indian Ocean, a massive earthquake shattered millions of lives in south Asia on Dec. 26, 2004. The quake triggered a series of lethal waves—tsunamis—which crashed on the shores of nations both near and far from the epicenter.