Netherlands ordered to pay damages for Indonesia colonial killings

//Netherlands ordered to pay damages for Indonesia colonial killings

Netherlands ordered to pay damages for Indonesia colonial killings

The Dutch state must pay compensation to relatives of 11 men executed by colonial troops during Indonesia’s independence war in the late 1940s, judges ruled on Wednesday.The Hague District Court ordered the state to pay damages ranging from 10,000 euros (US$10,800) to 123 euros (US$133) to eight widows and four children of the men, who were killed in southern Sulawesi between 1946 to 1947.It is the first time specific amounts have been awarded despite Dutch courts hearing a slew of similar…

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