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'''Artist:''' Thirteen Indonesian activist writers and authors
 
'''Artist:''' Thirteen Indonesian activist writers and authors
 
 
  
 
'''Confronting Bodies:''' Indonesian Attorney General's office
 
'''Confronting Bodies:''' Indonesian Attorney General's office
 
 
  
 
'''Dates of Action:''' Throughout 1997
 
'''Dates of Action:''' Throughout 1997
 
 
  
 
'''Location:''' Indonesia
 
'''Location:''' Indonesia
 
 
  
 
'''Description of Artwork:''' Work that criticizes the government of president Suharto. <P>
 
'''Description of Artwork:''' Work that criticizes the government of president Suharto. <P>
 
 
  
 
'''The Incident:''' Thirteen books were banned in 1997 for criticizing the leadership of the Indonesian president Suharto.    <P>
 
'''The Incident:''' Thirteen books were banned in 1997 for criticizing the leadership of the Indonesian president Suharto.    <P>
 
 
  
 
'''Results of Incident:''' The persecution of Suharto's government is an ongoing phenomenon.  The authors, Muchtar Pakpahan, and Wimandjaya are imprisoned for critical writings. A former Minister of Parliament, Sri-Bintang Pamungkas is charged under the anti-subversion law which could lead to his execution. <P>
 
'''Results of Incident:''' The persecution of Suharto's government is an ongoing phenomenon.  The authors, Muchtar Pakpahan, and Wimandjaya are imprisoned for critical writings. A former Minister of Parliament, Sri-Bintang Pamungkas is charged under the anti-subversion law which could lead to his execution. <P>
 
 
  
 
'''Source:''' Index on Censorship, 2/97
 
'''Source:''' Index on Censorship, 2/97
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Latest revision as of 12:04, 10 February 2012

Date: 1997

Region: Asia

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Literature


Artist: Thirteen Indonesian activist writers and authors

Confronting Bodies: Indonesian Attorney General's office

Dates of Action: Throughout 1997

Location: Indonesia

Description of Artwork: Work that criticizes the government of president Suharto.

The Incident: Thirteen books were banned in 1997 for criticizing the leadership of the Indonesian president Suharto.

Results of Incident: The persecution of Suharto's government is an ongoing phenomenon. The authors, Muchtar Pakpahan, and Wimandjaya are imprisoned for critical writings. A former Minister of Parliament, Sri-Bintang Pamungkas is charged under the anti-subversion law which could lead to his execution.

Source: Index on Censorship, 2/97