1976 Photo Contest, Spot News, Singles, 3rd prize
Photographer

Ben Blumers

Rotterdams Nieuwsblad

01 December, 1975

Hostages are released from the Indonesian consulate. They were held by a group of South Moluccans appealing to the Dutch government for improved circumstances and support for an independent state in Indonesia. Of the 41 hostages taken, 16 were children - who were the first to be released.

About the photographer

Ben Blumers

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