Josina Hillsland joins TIP

Please meet and welcome Josina Hillsland, our new TIP Liaison in the Netherlands who will keep us updated (among other things) about the Indische Kwestie and other matters related to the Indo community in the Netherlands: My name is Josina. I’m a second-generation Indo. I live in the heart of the Netherlands. My grandfather was…

Vacancies:

The Indo Project, Inc. is currently seeking a Website Content Manager for their website TheIndoProject.org and Social Media Pages.  The Website Content Manager will be responsible for growing unique visitors to our key community-oriented site and social media pages and will work closely with the Web Editor-in-Chief and Newsletter Editor. RESPONSIBILITIES – Manage website upload…

Women made to become comfort women – the Dutch East Indies

The former Netherlands (Dutch) East Indies is present-day Indonesia. The Japanese military occupied the Dutch colony in 1942 during the Pacific War, then placed Dutch nationals in internment facilities and prisoner-of-war camps (90,000 civilians, 40,000 military personnel). Some officials of the Japanese military forcefully transferred Dutch women and women of mixed race from the concentration camps…