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Pemuda Panca Marga (Indonesia)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 325
Country: Indonesia
Date formed: Nov. 4, 1998
Details of Formation: Apparently a splinter group of Pemuda Pancasila (cf). Nationalist youth group sponsored by the ruling Golkar Party. Continues to be supported by the govt. even after Suharto and Goplkar's removal. members are also children of veterans. targets include human rights activists (coded 'aid workers').
Date dissolved: Unknown
Details of Termination: still active in late 2007
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type2
Government Link(s): person/minister; political party; state/military institution
Training and Equipment unclear
Shared Information and Joint Operations yes
Shared personnel no
Types of Material Support: domestic government; military; crime
State Sponsor(s): none
Other Connection(s):
Membership: ideology; adolescents; party activists; criminals
Location: nationwide e.g. Jakarta, Timor, Aceh, West Papua
Force Strength: [100, unknown]
Target(s): civilians; unarmed political opposition, government critics; aid workers
Purpose(s): protect state, national or religious institutions; protect property and investment
Other Information: