Suharto’s US-Backed Coup in Indonesia Supplied a Template for Worldwide Mass Murder | Portside

After gaining its independence from the Netherlands in 1949, Indonesia was the world’s second-largest postcolonial state. At the Bandung Conference, its leader, Sukarno, joined forces with leaders from India, Egypt, and Yugoslavia to chart a new path in world affairs. Indonesia also had one of the world’s largest communist parties, with a mass membership and a network of allied organizations mobilizing workers, women, artists, and young people against the country’s dominant social classes.

Source: Suharto’s US-Backed Coup in Indonesia Supplied a Template for Worldwide Mass Murder | Portside

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