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Carmel Budiardjo shares her personal experience in the aftermath of 1965 and comments on the influences that led her to create TAPOL.

One year ago today, Indonesia’s National Commission on Human Rights, Komnas HAM, published a landmark report on its …

The Igorots, the Indigenous Peoples of the Northern Philippines Under the Faces of State Terrorism and Tyranny By , February 11, 2018
From Nanjing to Okinawa – Two Massacres, Two Commanders By , January 22, 2018
To Liberate Cambodia By , January 10, 2018
North Korea and a “Rules-Based Order” for the Indo-Pacific, East Asia, and the World By , January 09, 2018
Nepal: Communists Win Parliamentary Elections by a Landslide, Celebrations in Katmandu By , January 09, 2018
Communists Sweep the Nepali Elections, a Blow to the Establishment Parties By , December 19, 2017
Margaret Mead: Where Are You Now? By , December 01, 2017
Revolutionary Activist Shakti Yogmaya in Nepal’s Grade Ten Schoolbooks! By , November 24, 2017
Muslim-Sikh Relations in Medieval India: Deconstructing the Orientalist Myth of “Perpetual Communal Conflict” By , November 17, 2017
India’s Demonetization, Modi’s “Economic Emergency” and “Black Money”: What Does that Mean for the Common People By , November 10, 2017
What Is the Aim of Nippon Kaigi, the Ultra-Right Organization that Supports Japan’s Abe Administration? By and , November 04, 2017
Unfolding Peasant Rebellion in India By , October 30, 2017
How the West Re-colonized China By and , October 29, 2017
Video: The Vietnam War and the Phoenix Program: “A Computerized Genocide” By and , October 20, 2017
American Literature on the Battle of Okinawa and the Continuing US Military Presence By , October 17, 2017
Bangladeshi Regional Migration Could Plunge South Asia into War By , October 04, 2017
There Is No Rehabilitating the Vietnam War By , September 27, 2017
North Korea versus the United States: Who are the Demons? North Korea Lost 30% of Its Population as a Result of US Bombings in the 1950s By , September 25, 2017
The Need for US-North Korea Peace Talks: Jimmy Carter. “They Want a Peace Treaty to Replace the [1953] Ceasefire” By , September 05, 2017
Facts of the Korean War: UN Security Council, Instrument of US led Wars, Blatantly Biased Against North Korea By , September 01, 2017
BRICS: Turning Point to the New World Economic System, China’s Crucial Role By and , August 23, 2017
Hiroshima: A “Military Base” according to President Harry Truman By , August 05, 2017
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Gratuitous Mass Murder, Nuclear War, “A Lunatic Act” By , August 04, 2017
Japan’s Legacy of War Crimes in China By , July 18, 2017
Mahatma Gandhi, We Need Your Voice Today! By , June 19, 2017
The Betrayal of India: A Close Look at the 2008 Mumbai Terror Attacks By , June 07, 2017
The 1989 Tiananmen Square “Massacre”. What Happened? By , May 09, 2017
The Universal Lesson of East Timor By , May 08, 2017
Japan Seeks to Restore Its National Sovereignty. Japan-Russia Relations By , May 02, 2017
Vietnam War: The Life and Times of a South Vietnamese Special Police Officer By , April 11, 2017
To Rui, Once Again: Nagasaki Hibakusha (A-Bomb Survivor), By , April 07, 2017
The Philippines and The Political Regime of President Rodrigo Duterte By , April 02, 2017
Why is Sri Lanka Granting India Control Over Our National and Energy Security? By , April 02, 2017
Hong Kong: Anglo-America’s Struggling Foothold in China By , March 23, 2017
How Orientalism Pitted Hindus against Muslims in India? By , March 11, 2017
One Nation Train. “Make Australia Great Again”, US-Australian Relations By , March 03, 2017
A Deadly Legacy: The CIA’s Covert Laos War By , February 09, 2017
Tectonic Shock in India-Russia Relationship By , January 29, 2017
Indonesia’s West Papua: Settlers Dominate Coastal Regions, Highlands Still Overwhelmingly Papuan By , January 20, 2017
India’s Caste System, Social Inequality and Demonetization By , January 12, 2017
Reliving Agent Orange: Rethinking The Cost of the Vietnam War By and , January 02, 2017
China: Rise, Fall and Re-Emergence as a Global Power By , September 19, 2016
Australia and the Asylum Seekers: The Hideous Manus Island Camp, Institutionalized Cruelty, “The Nauru Files” By , August 26, 2016
The History You Should Know: A Historic Countdown to the US Nuclear Attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki By , August 06, 2016
How the Australian, British, and US Governments Shamelessly Helped Kill Countless People in Indonesia in 1965 By , July 23, 2016
Who has Sovereignty in the South China Sea? By , July 09, 2016
President of the Philippines: “It is the US that Imported Terrorism Into the Middle East!” By , July 09, 2016
A Victim of the Struggle in West New Guinea: No Justice for West Papuan Young Girl Killed by the Indonesian Military By , July 09, 2016
Coup D’état in Japan: Unconstitutional “War Legislation” Passed as Tokyo Re-Arms By , July 04, 2016
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization Expands By , July 03, 2016
What is the Shanghai Spirit? By , July 03, 2016
Cambodia for Sale: An Introduction on the Social Consequences of Neoliberal Reforms By , June 17, 2016
The Plight of Farmers in the Philippines: April Tragedy in Kidapawan By , June 13, 2016
A New Cultural Geography of East Asia: Imagining A ‘Region’ through Popular Culture By , April 02, 2016
The Chinese People’s Struggle Against Japanese Fascism In World War II: The Longest War; Supreme Victory By , November 20, 2015
Vietnam: From National Liberation to Trans-Pacific Vassal (1975-2015) By , October 18, 2015
Know World War II, Avoid World War III. US Provocation and Propaganda directed against China By , September 27, 2015
Western Leaders Snub China’s World War II Victory Day Commemoration By , September 04, 2015
Still Uninvestigated After 50 Years: Did the U.S. Help Incite the 1965 Indonesia Massacre? By , August 05, 2015
“Turning Back Boats” and The Human Rights of Refugees to Australia By , July 25, 2015
Empire and the History of the Drug Trade By , July 01, 2015
“The Vietnam Syndrome”: Fascists Flipping Burgers in Saigon or Stalingrad By , May 23, 2015