King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visit a Dutch war cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visit a Dutch war cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visit a Dutch war cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters

Netherlands ordered to pay damages for Indonesia colonial killings

  • The Dutch state must pay compensation ranging from US$10,800 to US$133 to relatives of 11 men, who were killed in southern Sulawesi in the late 1940s
  • In early March, Dutch King Willem-Alexander apologised for ‘excessive violence’ during the former colony’s fight for independence

Topic |   Indonesia
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visit a Dutch war cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visit a Dutch war cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands visit a Dutch war cemetery in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
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