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The Indonesian Holocaust

F Clairmont Surviving Indonesia's Gulag: A Western Woman Tells Her Story by Carmel Budiardjo; Caffell, London and New York, 1996; pp 213. GENERAL SUHARTO has been in power for over 32 years. By the canons of Washington's political caste, with certain dubious caveats, his gulag has been elevated to the topmost rung of the free world's ladder: the guarantor of private property and the bastion against uncongenial social change. Nor is it difficult to grasp the logic of this semantic perversity. At present there are 121 transnational corporations that luxuriate within his kingdom. There are 23 major international law firms, 14 of which are American.

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