Lifting Dignity: A Short Note of Putu Oka Sukanta


“I feel innocent. I was defeated, perhaps, by a battle I did not understand.” – Putu Oka Sukanta

Putu Oka Sukanta was captured and detained by the New Order regime for 10 years without trial due to his active involvement in LEKRA (Lembaga Kebudayaan Rakyat), an organization that are considered as underbow of Indonesian Communist Party.

This is a short note of Putu Oka Sukanta who shares his struggle against dehumanization by the New Order regime.


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