“Teater yang menghanyutkan .. ”

Tulisan ini digubah dari catatan yang semula terbit di Facebook, Friends of People’s Tribunal 1965, https://www.facebook.com/groups/225178074340988/posts/1906784416180337/ Mengapa perempuan, mengapa masalah penyintas...

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The Army, the diplomats and the militia in 1999-East Timor

A slightly different version appeared in The Jakarta Post on September 21, 2010. http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2010/09/21/our-envoy-washington.html History sometimes turns men and politics into...

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Jokowi – ‘Man of the people’ atau ‘Man for the people’?

Catatan ini berasal dari status Facebook 25 Agustus 2014 https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=10152481971098884&set=a.10150265256413884 Jokowi, jelas, telah menjadi simbol anti-elite. Sebagian dari 47% elektorat pendukung...

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SBY’s difficult dance with political Islam

https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2009/08/10/sby039s-difficult-dance-with-political-islam.html?fbclid=IwAR3scvHvt24UFOnNMCY0qLr7jLMIQHEPjPpdHPoYfTv9RTh7-D_NkuUOVYg It may seem premature to examine the nature of the relationship between President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono’s next administration and political...

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Otentik – Bahasa Asingnya Seorang Presiden

Teras Lampung 6 Agustus 2015 https://www.teraslampung.com/bahasa-asingnya-seorang-presiden/ Harian kondang Singapura The Straits Timesmeledek Presiden Jokowi secara halus. Benar, bahasa Inggrisnya Jokowi tidak lancar, ucapannya...

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Hasan Tiro: “Jalan apa saja ..”

Selengkapnya dengarkan di sini: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2090661657776377 Pada Januari 1995, wartawan Ranesi (Radio Nederlands bahasa Indonesia), Aboeprijadi Santoso mewawancarai Tgk. Hasan Tiro. Kala...

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Nicolau Lobato, another Timor Leste specter

The specter of the Timor tragedy continues to haunt Indonesia, not just on the matter of impunity of past human rights...

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Live Aid Lagi, Bom Lagi

Bom London, Geldof & Rendra (8 Juli 2005) Semula kolom untuk Radio Nederland, Hilversum, 08 Juli 2005https://www.facebook.com/notes/10158308580058884 Sejumlah bom kembali menggelegar....

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SBY versus Islam Politik: Relasi Cinta-Benci

Artikel ini semula terbit pada 31 Juli 2009 di http://www.rnw.nl/id/bahasa-indonesia/article/sby-tenggang-rasa-pada-islam-politik dan di https://www.facebook.com/notes/10158308571723884/ Presiden Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono dalam telewicara dengan pimpinan...

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In Memoriam: Ade Rostina Sitompul: A Relentless Fighter

https://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2011/07/21/in-memoriam-ade-rostina-sitompul-a-relentless-fighter.html Few people are remembered and honored both at home and by other nations for their great service and dedication. Ade...

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Ban Serep – Dinamika Wapres

Esei ini semula merupakan kolom dalam situs-web Radio Nederland Siaran Indonesia, kemudian terbit-ulang dalam Facebook http://www.facebook.com/note.php?note_id=91421009399&ref=mf . Versi berikut dengan beberapa...

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Rumput-rumput Lorosae

Kolom ini semula terbit di Majalah Tempo dan di Ceritanet 12 Sept. 2001 https://ceritanet.com/?p=1618. Diterbitkan kembali disini dengan beberapa ralat. Fretilin,...

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75 jaar Akkoord van Linggajati, de eerste contouren van een mensenrechtencultuur? Verslag Linggajati avond 9 december, 2021

https://www.iofc.nl/75-jaar-akkoord-van-linggajati Verslag Linggajati avond 9 december, 2021 In november van dit jaar was het 75 jaar geleden dat er tussen Nederland...

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Disaster in the conflict area. Comparing Myanmar, Aceh & East Timor.

The article titled ‘Disaster here, disaster there. Comparing Myanmar, Aceh & East Timor’, has been published here: https://www.etan.org/et2008/5may/21/19dsast.htm and earlier in...

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Negeri, Negara & Menjadi Merdeka

Artikel ini semula terbit di Indoprogress edisi 9 April 2019 https://indoprogress.com/2019/04/negeri-negara-menjadi-merdeka-i/ ‘Tim-Tim’, Orde Baru & Nasionalisme-Amarah “Bangunlah jiwanya, bangunlah badannya ..” (W.R....

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Genosida (1965-1966) Akhirnya Memasuki Wacana Publik – Kompilasi Artikel-artikel Aboeprijadi Santoso

Posted by PERPUSTAKAAN19651966 on JULI 12, 2020 Genocide Finally Enters Public Discourse Santoso, A.; van Klinken, G.Published in: Journal of Genocide Research This article...

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Tangis Gogol untuk Rusia & Ukraina

Artikel ini merupakan tulis-ulang dari postingan di Facebook 11 April 2022. https://www.facebook.com/aboeprijadi.santoso/posts/pfbid02bS6398oZb1AAwHNb2vdafWFfde7kzQ4BGu9cS3MKNCQoTVo3PVnZ9Ricnt6ZSK5HlCf. Versi bahasa Inggrishttp://aboeprijadi.com/2022/05/the-last-tears-of-nikolai-gogol-note-on-ukraine-and-russia/ Kyiv, pusat peradaban tua Slavia itu,...

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Tgk. Hasan Muhammad di Tiro

Ketika saya temui di kantor RMS (Republik Maluku Selatan) di Den Haag, Januari 1989, pemimpin Gerakan Aceh Merdeka (GAM), Tgku Hasan...

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Indonesië moet nu ook de eigen schendingen van mensenrechten erkennen

https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2022/02/23/indonesie-moet-nu-ook-de-eigen-schendingen-van-mensenrechten-erkennen-a4093086Dekolonisatie – Oorlogsmisdaden in Indonesië zijn niet beperkt tot het Nederlandse koloniale optreden, schrijft Aboeprijadi Santoso. De ‘postkoloniale’ massamoorden verdienen ook...

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‘Bersiap’: negeren van het Nederlandse kolonialisme

https://javapost.nl/2022/01/23/bersiap-negeren-van-het-nederlandse-kolonialisme/#more-17684 De discussie over het wél of niet gebruiken van het begrip bersiap in een Rijksmuseumtentoonstelling is inmiddels ook opgepikt in...

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Of war crimes and apologies: Lessons from the Dutch war in Indonesia

The article has been published in The Jakarta Post 23 February 2022https://www.thejakartapost.com/paper/2022/02/22/of-war-crimes-and-apologies-lessons-from-the-dutch-war-in-indonesia.html Should one be surprised, appreciate or simply take for granted...

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‘Bersiap’ – Ignoring Dutch Colonialism

The article has been published in The Jakarta Post 20 January 2022https://www.thejakartapost.com/paper/2022/01/19/bersiap-ignoring-dutch-colonialism.html An Indonesian historian has become a target of anger...

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The Last Tears of Nikolai Gogol: Note on Ukraine and Russia

The article has been published in The Jakarta Post 23 April 2022 https://www.thejakartapost.com/paper/2022/04/22/the-last-tears-of-nikolai-gogol-a-note-on-ukraine-and-russia.html Kyiv, the legend has it, was a great...

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Gus Dur ends his honeymoon with Papua

The article has been published in the Jakarta Post & Pacific Islands Report & Kabar Irianhttp://www.pireport.org/articles/2000/12/25/gus-dur-ends-his-honeymoon-papua?fbclid=IwAR0QwvWPiztJQmgNLpf-CWE1krR78WnaIkfQNPf4BeqjHLpjKkyO1Q6TvAo JAYAPURA, Irian Jaya (December 21,...

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Sukarno & Xanana – Cermin Dua Perjuangan

Artikel ini merupakan rewrite dari kolom penulis di MBM Tempo 1 Juli 2001 https://majalah.tempo.co/read/kolom/81136/petualangan-sukarno-dan-xanana Dia tahu dirinya seorang pemimpin bangsa terjajah...

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Of Pain and Humiliation: The Velvet Protests in Aceh – Gus Dur vs the Army

This article was originally published by The Jakarta Post, Dec. 13, 1999, later published by https://acehnet.tripod.com/santoso.htm Of pain and humiliation, they...

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Patriotisme ala ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ – Ali Moertopo, Benny Moerdani & Dading Kalbuadi

“Sarapan di Dili, makan siang di Baucau, makan malam di Los Palos”. Kata kata itu sangat terkenal. Dia menjadi slogan untuk...

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Ketika Para Jenderal-Purnawirawan Gerah Terhadap Demokrasi

Artikel ini semula terbit di Harian IndoPROGRESS 11 June 2019https://indoprogress.com/2019/06/ketika-para-jenderal-purnawirawan-gerah-terhadap-demokrasi/?fbclid=IwAR01WynYDXF5S8XJ77Yi6E__IUlTkq2XpkPy2sxUiUfGnHmIwnSnZewEN0o KERUSUHAN 21-22 Mei 2019 bermula di Jalan Thamrin, di seberang gedung...

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Playing the Underdog – Prabowo: “Model Saya Adalah Lee Kuan Yew”

This article has been published in my Facebook Notes on 20 February 2009 https://www.facebook.com/notes/10158296816878884/?notif_id=1613811187587789&notif_t=feedback_reaction_generic&ref=notif Semua orang mengatakan, saya pasti kalah. ”But...

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‘Revolusi’, a reappraisal of Indonesia’s awakening history

https://www.thejakartapost.com/paper/2021/01/11/revolusi-a-reappraisal-of-indonesias-awakening-history.html The Jakarta Post  12 Jan 2021By Aboeprijadi Santoso – An Indonesian journalist residing in Amsterdam When then-Dutch prime minister J.P. Balkenende...

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CTF report: Burying some inconvenient truth

Aboeprijadi Santoso, Jakarta – The Jakarta Post Tuesday, July 22, 2008 The final report of the Indonesia-Timor Leste Truth and Friendship...

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What has the Left left behind?

AMSTERDAM (JP): Hundreds of Indonesian exiles, scattered across Europe for decades, are no longer “the pariah of the nation” since President...

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Deklarasi Bali Bohong: Kisah kegagalan BAKIN – 28 Nov. 1975

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Genocide Finally Enters Public Discourse

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Martono – Kisah Pembuang Mayat 1965

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Jokowi & Isu 1965 – Antara Aib dan Dusta

1965 Tribunal | Editorial | Opini | Tue, July 19 2016

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What ever happened in Kraras, Timor Leste, ‘Pak’ Prabowo?

Slightly different version published by the Jakarta Post | Opinion | Fri, December 20 2013, 11:22 AM

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Suharto’s ‘liminal’ problem: His Last Days

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Batara Simatupang Dalam Kenangan

Hari ini, 2 Juni 2018, jenazah Batara Simatupang diperabukan. Seorang cendekia, guru & sahabat. Berikut catatan dari teman-temannya. Di...

Batara Simatupang, Pendekar di Usia Senja

Dia salah satu dari 13 ekonom Universitas Indonesia yang dikirim untuk studi di Amerika Serikat. Namun, ahli ekonomi-sosialis ini...

Perintis invasi Timor Leste itu tutup usia

Kol. A. Sugijanto (paling kanan), c. 1975

Sobron Aidit: “Soeharto itu Mantan Diktator Paling Beruntung”

Artikel ini semula terbit dan disiarkan Radio Nederland Seksi Indonesia, Gema Warta, pada 10 Mei 2005. Juga terbit di...

Wiranto, Susilo Should Speak Out About the Past

Originally published in The Jakarta Post, Friday, May 7, 2004 http://www.etan.org/et2004/may/01-08/07wiranto.htm Two former generals both have a strong chance...

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Jakarta’s neurosis over Aceh and Papua – Why?

Originally published in The Jakarta Post on Oct. 10, 2003. Also published in https://jawawa.id/index.php/newsitem/jakartas-neurosis-over-aceh-and-papua-why-1447893297 The public hearing on Aceh...

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Perhimpunan Indonesia (1908) & Kisah Gondho Pratomo

Versi awal catatan ini terbit dalam laman Facebook saya: https://www.facebook.com/aboeprijadi.santoso/posts/10158547760058884 Namanya berubah-ubah. Dari ‘Indische Vereniging’ (1908) saat didirikan oleh...

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“NKRI” – Agamanya Orde Baru

This article has been published in Facebook on Feb.2, 2009https://www.facebook.com/notes/aboeprijadi-santoso/nkri-agamanya-orde-baru/59784039399?comment_id=10159209638054400&notif_id=1612283720588252&notif_t=comment_mention&ref=notif Sejumlah teman gagal memahami salah satu pilar sejarah politik...

Benny M, Prabowo & warlordisme

“Cari dua titik untuk masuk ke Timor Timur. Waktunya sepekan, lakukan secara rahasia. Jika tertangkap, kamu tidak akan diakui...

Aceh, Persatean 1965, dan ‘NKRI’

Ada yang aneh bin ganjil di bulan September 2005 ini. Kontroverse soal MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) atau persetujuan damai...