• Kyodo


Relatives of a late Indonesian official are suing the Japanese government over the seizure of his assets in 1945, a local weekly magazine reported in its latest edition.

Gatra reported that the heirs of Brodjosoewirdjo, formerly a senior official at the Surakarta Sultanate in Central Java Province, are demanding that the Japanese government pay compensation of 2.2 trillion rupiah (about $262 million) for material and immaterial losses stemming from the seizure during the Japanese occupation of the Dutch East Indies.

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