A memorial to the late Indonesian dictator Suharto in Yogyakarta. Photo: AFP
A memorial to the late Indonesian dictator Suharto in Yogyakarta. Photo: AFP
Indonesia

Victims of Indonesia’s 1965 communist killings tell UK to tell truth about its role in genocide and anti-Chinese propaganda

  • Declassified documents reveal a UK propaganda unit helped fuel anti-communist massacre that followed failed 1965 coup and led to the rise of dictator Suharto
  • Unit urged Indonesians to ‘cut out the communist cancer’ and speculated Sukarno and China were planning to let off an atomic bomb

Topic |   Indonesia
A memorial to the late Indonesian dictator Suharto in Yogyakarta. Photo: AFP
A memorial to the late Indonesian dictator Suharto in Yogyakarta. Photo: AFP
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