Indonesia was a Model for Anticommunist Massacres and the US Was Complicit

In a plot of obscure origin, six Indonesian Army generals were murdered on September 30, 1965. Blame fell on the PKI and soon soldiers, paramilitaries, and thugs were killing or disappearing members of the PKI and its affiliates. Army General Suharto assumed dictatorial powers which he retained until 1998. President Sukarno was sidelined. Deaths approached one million; a million more people ended up in concentration camps. Torture was rampant. More

Source: Indonesia was a Model for Anticommunist Massacres and the US Was Complicit – CounterPunch.org

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