Putu Oka Sukanta Hopes New Book Will Reveal Truth Behind 1965 Tragedy

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Written by Diella Yasmine, and was originally published in The Jakarta Globe,
Apr 27, 2017


Despite his advanced age, the 78-year-old shows no signs of slowing down. With his latest book, he feels that he carries a responsibility to reveal the truth about the 1965 tragedy so the people, especially younger generations could learn from it.

“My goal is actually very simple. I just want to establish an equal society, despite the differences. These victims and their families are part of our history and they deserve to be known and recognized by society,” Putu said.

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