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Book Launch | The Sea Speaks His Name



 
07 Nov 2020 19:00 - 20:30
/ / Free Event
ubudwritersfestival.com.

In the twilight hours of a day in March, Biru Laut was ambushed. For months he and his friends were held captive in an unknown location and tortured into revealing who stood behind the rebellious student movements. His younger sister, who, along with other family members of kidnapped student activists, struggled to put the pieces of the puzzle together and find answers to their never-ending questions. Biru Laut’s stirring story is the story of the desaparecidos of Indonesia, the story of a momentous period in Indonesian history which led to the end of dictatorship in Indonesia.


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Leila S. Chudori

Leila S. Chudori is Indonesia’s most prominent and outspoken female journalist who worked at TEMPO News Magazine from 1989 to 2018. She is considered one of Indonesia’s boldest story-tellers and …