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During 1965, there was an anti-communist purge in Indonesia following the 30 September failed coup.

There are claims that the killing is mutual. There are claims that it's one sided.

Which one is right?

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The Wikipedia article says:

Although some PKI branches organised resistance and reprisal killings, most went passively to their deaths

Citing this reference I can not access:

McDonald (1980), p. 53; Friend (2003), p. 115.

McDonald, Hamish (1980). Suharto's Indonesia. Melbourne: Fontana Books. ISBN 0-00-635721-0.

Friend, T. (2003). Indonesian Destinies. Harvard University Press. ISBN 0-674-01137-6.

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