Share this news about the Burma-Thailand Railway Compensation.

Share this news about the Burma-Thailand Railway Compensation. Are you a descendant of the men who worked on the railway line or died on the way there? Please check the name lists and if you see your father’s or grandfather’s name, write to Task Force Indische Rechtsherstel at tfirsecretariaat@ziggo.nl These are the name lists: CHUNGKAI, THAILAND: http://www.wereldoorlog2.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=40&Itemid=59…

Have you signed the petition yet?

Jan 10, 2015 — This is a special message for the readers who have not signed our petition yet… This week I received a powerful e-mail from a survivor who allowed me to quote him here (be forewarned, this is graphic): “When father had already been rounded up by the Japanese, we, the five young children,…

Poverty Among Spijtoptanten (Vergeten* Indos).

*Vergeten means Forgotten By Calvin Michel de Wilde Edited by Louise Brough Image by Eppo Doeve The end of Dutch colonization in the Dutch East Indies was marked with waves of repatriation. Most of the Dutch-Indonesian citizens in Indonesia received the right to repatriate to the Netherlands from the period of 1949-1967. While most of the…

To Remember: My Oma’s Story

By Sierra Jacob. What of the children? Once resting swollen in our wombs, the weight we carried between the yawning of our hips. Tasting the salt air like we did, pushed up against the hunched horizon in liberation ships to Holland—to Australia—to the United States. How we thought we could forget the dark slash of…