Censorship is returning to Indonesia in the name of the 1965 purges


Written by Laksmi Pamuntjak, and was originally published in Guardian, The. Oct 27, 2015

A week ago I received a message from Janet DeNeefe, director of the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival.

“I just wanted to let you know that the UWRF is being censored this year, and we have been told to remove all programs to do with ‘1965’,” she wrote. “Or else next year they will not give us a permit to hold the festival.”

Read the full article here.