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Truth Will Out: Indonesian Accounts of the 1965 Mass Violence

Acronyms

ABRI: Angkatan Bersenjata Republik Indonesia (Indonesian Armed Forces)

AD: Angkatan Darat (Army)

AKABRI: Akademi Angkatan Bersenjata Republik Indonesia (Indonesian Armed Forces Academy)

APRIS: Angkatan Perang Republik Indonesia Serikat (Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Indonesia)

BAPERKI: Badan Permusyawaratan Kewarganegaraan Indonesia (Council for Deliberations on Indonesian Citizenship)

BAPRERU: Badan Pelaksana Resettlement dan Rehabilitasi Buru (Body for the Administration of Buru Resettlement and Rehabilitation)

Berdikari: Berdiri di Atas Kaki Sendiri (Stand on one’s own two feet)

BKR: Badan Keamanan Rakyat (People’s Security Front)

BMT: Baitul Mal wa Tamwil

BTI: Barisan Tani Indonesia (Indonesian Peasants Front)

CGMI: Consentrasi Gerakan Mahasiswa Indonesia (Indonesian Student Movement Concentration)

CHTH: Chung Hua Tjung Hwee (Chinese organization in Yogyakarta)

CIA: Central Intelligence Agency (AS)

Conefo: Conference of the New Emerging Forces

CPM: Corps Polisi Militer (Military Police Corps)

DanJaga: Komandan Penjaga (Guards Commander)

DanKam: Komandan Kamp (Camp Commander)

DanTon: Komandan Peleton (Platoon Commander)

DanUnit: Komandan Unit (Unit Commander)

Dekon : Demokrasi Ekonomi (Economic Democracy)

DI/TII: Darul Islam/Tentara Islam Indonesia (Darul Islam – Indonesian Islamic State/TII, Indonesian Islamic Army)

DIY: Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta (Special Region of Yogyakarta)

EATWOT: Ecumenical Association of the Third World Theologian

ET: Eks Tahanan Politik (Former Political Prisoner)

Ganefo: Games of the New Emerging Forces

GERMINDO: Gerakan Mahasiswa Indonesia (Indonesian Students Movement)

Gerwani: Gerakan Wanita Indonesia (Indonesian Women’s Movement)

Gestapu: Gerakan September Tiga Puluh (Thirtieth of September Movement)

Gestok: Gerakan Satu Oktober (First of October Movement)

GMKI: Gerakan Mahasiswa Kristen Indonesia (Indonesian Protestant Students Movement

GMNI: Gerakan Mahasiswa Nasional Indonesia (Indonesian National Students Movement)

GSNI: Gerakan Siswa Nasional Indonesia (Indonesian National High School Students Movement)

G30S: Gerakan 30 September (Thirtieth of September Movement)

HMI: Himpunan Mahasiswa Islam (Association of Muslim University Students)

HSI: Himpunan Sarjana Indonesia (Association of Indonesian Graduates)

IKIP: Institut Keguruan dan Ilmu Pendidikan (Institute for Teacher Training)

IPPI: Ikatan Pemuda dan Pelajar Indonesia (League of Indonesian Youth and Students)

KAMI: Kesatuan Aksi Mahasiswa Indonesia (Indonesian Student Action Union)

KampSus: Kamp Khusus (Special Camp)

KAP Gestapu: Kesatuan Aksi Pengganyangan Gestapu (Union to Annihilate the 30th September Movement)

KAPPI: Kesatuan Aksi Pemuda Pelajar Indonesia (Indonesian Youth and Student Action Union)

KASREM: Kepala Staf Resort Militer (Head of Staff of Military Resort)

KKIT: Kerabat Kerja Ibu Teresa (Friends of Mother Teresa)

KKPI: Konferensi Karyawan Pengarang se-Indonesia (All-Indonesia Conference of Writer-Workers)

KMB: Konferensi Meja Bundar (Round Table Conference)

KMK: Keamanan Militer Kota (Municipal Military Security)

KNIL: Het Koninklijk Nederlandsch Indisch Leger (Army of the Netherlands East Indies)

KODAM: Komando Daerah Militer (Regional Military Command)

Kodim: Komando Distrik Militer (Military District Command)

KOGAM: Komando Ganyang Malaysia (Crush Malaysia Command)

Komdak: Komando Daerah Kepolisian (Regional Police Headquarters)

Komnas: Komisi Nasional (National Commission)

KONI: Komite Olahraga Nasional Indonesia (Indonesian National Sports Committee)

KOPASSUS: Komando Pasukan Khusus (Special Forces Command)

KOPKAMTIB: Komando Operasi Pemulihan Keamanan dan Ketertiban (Command for the Restoration of Security and Public Order)

Koramil: Komando Rayon Militer (Military District Command at the kecamatan level)

KOREM: Komando Resort Militer (Military Area Command, i.e. the army command between the Kodam and the Kodim)

KOSTRAD: Komando Strategis Angkatan Darat (Army Strategic Reserve Command)

KOTI : Komando Operasi Tertinggi (Supreme Operation Command)

KTP: Kartu Tanda Penduduk (Identity Card)

Lekra: Lembaga Kebudayaan Rakyat (The Institute of People’ Culture)

Letkol: Letnan Kolonel (Lieutenant Colonel)

LPKB: Lembaga Pembinaan Kesatuan Bangsa (Institute for the Development of National Unity)

LPRKROB: Lembaga Perjuangan Rehabilitasi Korban Rezim Orde Baru (Institute for the Rehabilitation of Victims of the New Order Regime)

LSM: Lembaga Swadaya Masyarakat (civil society organization, NGO)

Madilog : Materialisme, Dialektika, Logika

Manikebu: Manifesto Kebudayaan (Cultural Manifesto)

MANIPOL USDEK: Manifesto politik / Undang-Undang Dasar 1945 (Manipol was Soekarno’s 1959 Political Manifesto, and USDEK the acronym for; 1945 Constitution[ Undang Undang 1945]; Indonesian Socialism [Sosialisme Indonesia]; Guided Democracy [Demokrasi Terpimpin]; Guided Economy [Ekonomi Terpimpin], and Indonesian identity,[Kepribadian Indonesia].

Monas: Monumen Nasional MPR; Majelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat (People’s Consultative Assembly)

MPRS: Majelis Permusyawaratan Rakyat Sementara (Temporary People’s Consultative Assembly)

MUPENAS: Majelis Umum Pengembangan Ekonomi Nasional (General Assembly for the Development of the National Economy)

Murba: Musyawarah Rakyat Banyak (Assembly of the People)

NA: Nasyiatul Aisyia (Muhammadiyah organization for young women)

Nasakom: Nasionalis, Agama, Komunis (Soekarno’s ideological formulation that called for a united front of nationalist, religious and communist elements in Indonesian political life)

Nekolim: Neo-Kolonialisme dan Neo-Imperialisme

NRP: Nomor Registrasi Personil (Personal Registration Number)

Ormas: Organisasi Masyarakat (mass organization)

Orpol: Organisasi Politik (political organization)

PANGAD: Panglima Angkatan Darat (Army Commander)

PANGDAM: Panglima Komando Daerah Militer (Military Region Commander)

PANGKOPKAMTIB: Panglima Komando Pemulihan Keamanan dan Ketertiban (Commander for the Restoration of Security and Order Operations)

PANGKOSTRAD: Panglima Komando Strategis Angkatan Darat (Commander of the Army National Strategic Command)

PANGTI: Panglima Tertinggi (Supreme Commander)

Partindo: Partai Indonesia

PBB: Perserikatan Bangsa-bangsa

PEPERTI: Penguasa Perang Tertinggi (Supreme War Authority/Commander)

PERHIMI: Perhimpunan Mahasiswa Indonesia (Tionghoa) (Association of Indonesian Students [Chinese])

PETA: Pasukan Pembela Tanah Air (Defenders of the Homeland, i.e., the

name given to the Indonesian auxiliary troops during the Japanese occupation).

PKC: Partai Komunis China (Chinese Communist Party)

PKI: Partai Komunis Indonesia (Indonesian Communist Party)

PKU: Pusat Kesehatan Umat (Muhammadiyah Health Clinic)

PMII: Pergerakan Mahasiswa Islam Indonesia (Indonesian Muslim Student Movement)

PMKRI: Perhimpunan Mahasiswa Katholik Republik Indonesia (Indonesian Catholic Students Association)

PNI: Partai Nasional Indonesia (Indonesia National Party)

PNS: Pegawai Negeri Sipil (Civil Servant)

PSI: Partai Sosialis Indonesia (Indonesian Socialist Party)

PSMTI: Paguyuban Sosial Marga Tionghoa Indonesia (Indonesian Chinese Social Association)

PUSdEP: Pusat Sejarah dan Etika Politik (Centre of History and Political Ethics)

Pusroh: Pusat Rohani (Spiritual Centre)

P2KP: Program Penanggulangan Kemiskinan di Perkotaan (Program for Alleviating Urban Poverty)

Re-Ra: Reorganisasi dan Rasionalisasi (tentara) (Reorganization and Rationalization, [army])

RI: Republik Indonesia (Republic of Indonesia)

RIS: Republik Indonesia Serikat (Federated Republic of Indonesia)

RPKAD: Resimen Para-Komando Angkatan Darat (Army Para Command Regiment)

RRI: Radio Republik Indonesia (National Radio of the Republic of Indonesia)

RTI: Rukun Tani Indonesia (Indonesian Peasants Harmony)

SAKTI: Serikat Kaum Tani Indonesia (Indonesian Peasants Union)

SARBUPRI: Sarekat Buruh Perkebunan Republik Indonesia (Plantation Workers Union)

Satgaswal: Satuan Tugas Pengawal (Guard Unit)

SESKOAD – Sekolah Staf dan Komando Angkatan Darat (Army Staff and Command School)

SIT: Surat Ijin Terbit (publishing permit)

Supersemar: Surat Perintah Sebelas Maret (Order of March 11th)

Tapol: Tahanan Politik (Political Detainee)

Tefaat: Tempat Pemanfaatan (location utilization)

TNI: Tentara Nasional Indonesia (Indonesian National Army)

Tohpol: Tokoh Politik (political figure)

TRI: Tentara Republik Indonesia (Army of the Indonesian Republic)

Trikora: Tri Komando Rakyat (Three People’s Commands)

UGM: Universitas Gadjah Mada

UI: Universitas Indonesia

UUBH: Undang-undang Bagi Hasil (Laws for Produce Distribution)

UUPA: Undang-undang Pokok Agraria (Agrarian reform laws)

USD: Universitas Sanata Dharma

WaDanKampsus: Wakil Komandan Kamp Khusus (Deputy special camp commander)

Waperdam: Wakil Perdana Menteri (Deputy Prime Minister)

WFTL: World Forum on Theology and Liberation

WKRI: Wanita Katolik Republik Indonesia (Indonesian Catholic Women)

WSF: World Social Forum

Truth Will Out: Indonesian Accounts of the 1965 Mass Violence

   by Dr. Baskara T. Wardaya SJ