Writers at Risk Database

Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Famous anti-colonial author Pramoedya was imprisoned twice for his writings, first by the Dutch from 1947-1949 and later by the authoritarian Suharto regime from 1965-1979. While in prison, he… More

Pramoedya Ananta Toer

Pramoedya Ananta Toer | Status: Deceased | Indonesia

Pramoedya Ananta Toer (1925–2006) was the author of novels that chronicled much of that Southeast Asian country's turbulent history. Passing away in 2006, he leaves behind a legacy of… More

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