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?


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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