Interview with Indonesian Torture Victim

May 14, 1998

Thousands of Indonesian students continue their protests after the killings of more than half a dozen of their classmates by the military. As the dictator Suharto heads back to Indonesia from a visit to Egypt, thousands of protesters are demanding his ouster.


  • Pius Lustrilanang, an Indonesian democracy activist and coordinator of SIAGA (People’s Democtratic Alliance), a coalition supporting Indonesian opposition leaders Megawati Sukarnoputri and Amien Rais. Last February, he was abducted and remained missing for two months while enduring detention and torture.

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