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Satgas PDI-P (Indonesia)

Name assigned by coder: no
PGM ID Number: 346
Country: Indonesia
Date formed: Oct. 20, 1999
Details of Formation: The PDI-P is Megawati Sukarnoputi's party. This group is the militia wing of the party. The origin date recorded above reflects Megawati's acession to the Vice-presidency. In 2001 she became President
Date dissolved: Oct. 20, 2004
Details of Termination: Megawati lost the Presidency in 2004--and this is reflectyed in the termination date recorded above
Successor group(s): none
Private Military Company? no
Government Relation: type1
Government Link(s): person/minister; political party
Training and Equipment no information
Shared Information and Joint Operations yes
Shared personnel no information
Types of Material Support: no information
State Sponsor(s): none
Other Connection(s):
Membership: ideology; adolescents
Location: Java, Jakarta
Force Strength: [unknown, unknown]
Target(s): unarmed political opposition, government critics; other pro-government militias
Purpose(s): protect state, national or religious leader(s)
Other Information: to provide security for the Party Congress, and to provide a show of force at demos and campaigns