National paranoia resurfaces for anniversary of failed 1965 coup, with anti-communist film revived and mobs rallying against invisible threat

Beware the evil communists, warn fearful hoax messages spreading on WhatsApp. Should people come to your village offering free blood tests, they are really trying to infect you with HIV.

In some circles in Indonesia it is like the cold war never ended. Even the military is on board with a paranoid campaign against the old red peril.

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