Prof Greg Barton on Wimar Witular. Even as an old man Wimar had the spirit of a young man
03 June 2021

Wimar Witoelar was best known as a popular critic of Indonesia’s New Order government. But somehow he avoided being hounded. Later, as the spokesperson for former President Abdurrahman Wahid, he was also close to the President Wahid’s biographer, Professor Greg Barton, from Deakin University. Greg explains his admiration for Wimar Witoelar and why he was a person of extraordinarily broad appeal.

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