Indonesian writers' festival forced to cancel events linked to 1965 massacre | The Guardian

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“The announcement by organisers on Friday was unprecedented in the 12-year history of the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival and signalled heightened sensitivities in Indonesia around the 50th anniversary of the mass killings, in which about 500,000 people died. … The Guardian understands the screening of an award-winning documentary on the subject, The Look of Silence, had already been cancelled after threats of arrest by police and security services.” Full story here.

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