A man carries a banner of defaced communist symbol during a protest in Jakarta last year against the discussion of anti-communist massacres in 1965. Photo: APA man carries a banner of defaced communist symbol during a protest in Jakarta last year against the discussion of anti-communist massacres in 1965. Photo: AP
A man carries a banner of defaced communist symbol during a protest in Jakarta last year against the discussion of anti-communist massacres in 1965. Photo: AP

Dozens arrested after anti-communist mob attacks Indonesia meeting on 1965 massacre

It came a day after police blockaded the building to stop a public forum on the historic event, in which historians estimate half a million people were killed

Topic |   Indonesia
A man carries a banner of defaced communist symbol during a protest in Jakarta last year against the discussion of anti-communist massacres in 1965. Photo: APA man carries a banner of defaced communist symbol during a protest in Jakarta last year against the discussion of anti-communist massacres in 1965. Photo: AP
A man carries a banner of defaced communist symbol during a protest in Jakarta last year against the discussion of anti-communist massacres in 1965. Photo: AP
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